SOF Explosives Handler & Breaching 101

Provides the rifleman with the knowledge, skill, and confidence to use and to have a basic understanding of how explosives work and how they can be best employed. Designed by Special Operations SMEs, this course is designed to give the rifleman the knowledge to handle explosives safely and the means to gain tactical entry using explosives during the offensive assault. Attendees repeatedly apply these technical lessons in a tactical environment. This repetition reinforces individual skills, while exposing them to operationally-proven breaching charges. They will also cover and rehearse target approach, entry site selection and charge placement. Upon completion of the course, graduates will be able to confidently handle explosives, select the breach point and employ the most effective explosive entry method that gives their element positive entry. (40-hour course)

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