High Risk Security Operations

About This Course

This intensive 7-day course is designed to prepare individuals to provide high-risk security operations in NON-permissive environments (Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, Pakistan, etc.). The procedures and tactics presented during the training are the same methods used by ACADEMI when providing security in today’s most demanding locations. The ACADEMI cadre provides real-world scenarios based on documented events and their own experiences during overseas operations.

$ 2880.00 / 7 days
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
Next Available Classes
Monday - Sunday
February 2015
2 - 8
Monday - Sunday
April 2015
6 - 12
Monday - Sunday
June 2015
15 - 21
Course Details
  • Topics
    • Advanced firearm skills (handgun/carbine)
    • Helo arrivals / departures
    • GPS navigation (Garmin)
    • Basic land warfare and force-on-force attack drills
    • Tactical driving (PIT/ramming/barriers) convoy an motorcade operations
    • Route selection and attack recognition
    • IED/VBIED recognition
    • High-risk urban movement
    • Foreign firearm familiarization
    • High-risk foot formations
    • High-risk advances and two- and three-car arrivals and departures
    • Vehicle evacuations and open-air rescues
    • Radio procedures
    • Unarmed combatives
    • Low-light operations (driving with night-vision devices and low-light shooting)
  • Gear
    • Pistol with three high-capacity (15+round) magazines or five lower-capacity (7-8 round) magazines
    • Carbine with sling and three high-capacity (15+round) magazines
    • Magazine pouches with the ability to hold at least three magazines for each firarm system on your body at one time
    • Hearing and eye protection (clear required, tinted recommended)
    • Cover shirt and civilian clothes (no army fatigues)
    • Quality drop leg holster with retention ability
    • Low-profile holster (inside the pants or paddle type)
    • Range uniform (rugged pants and long-sleeve shirt recommended)
    • Soft body armor
    • GPS (Garmin 60 or equivalent)
    • Small hand-held flashlight
    • Rain and cold-weather gear
    • No cross-draw or appendix-carry holsters
    • Gear should be tried and tested prior to arrival. For example: Aimpoint or EOTEC sighted-in and mounted to weapon with new batteries; familiar sling system able to manipulate weapon to high or low port; quality footear already broken in (no dress shoes), etc. Trying to break-in new gear or use unfamiliar equipment will diminish your experience in this course.

  • Ammunition requirements
  • 500 pistol rounds and 1,000 carbine rounds 9mm (9x19) is the minimum service caliber for this course.

  • Skill prerequisites
  • ACADEMI Pistol/Carbine, Carbine Operator or equivalent. The course is open to select personnel that ACADEMI pre-approves for course participation. The course is both mentally and physically challenging and will require each student to be well-trained with a handgun and carbine rifle. Participants MUST have advanced marksmanship skills prior to attending. Students will be removed from the course without refund if they do not meet firearms and physical standards (see below).

    Physical Ability: Students should be able to run 1.5 miles, complete 20 push-ups with body armor on, be on-foot for most of the day in gear, control and handle an M4 with strong hand only during movement drills and function on six hours of sleep per day.

    Firearms Skills: Familiarity with reloading or clearing malfunctions of either firearm system, familiarity with sight-in procedures and adjustments of the carbine. Course participant must have the ability to shoot a three-inch target, at three yards, five times consecutively with a pistol. In addition, the student must have the ability to sight-in an M4 within five volleys of three rounds.

  • Lodging
  • Moyock location has lodging available on campus and off campus.

    A variety of meal options can be purchased directly from our on-site dining facility for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

    Gear Rentals
    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.