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VCAT Wednesday May 17th

About the Event

To survive a vehicle ambush you must immediately change the dynamic by establishing dominance over the adversary. Students will learn to use the handgun to counter “near ambushes” (distances under 25 meters). VCAT 1 will cover the following topics:

  • Demonstration of cover/concealment options around vehicles

  • Counter-surveillance and pre-attack indicators

  • Strategies to overcome near ambushes

  • Live-fire shooting while seated in the vehicle

  • Exiting the vehicle under fire

  • Engaging targets while outside of the vehicle

  • Force-on-force scenarios to validate training

Students must be U.S. citizens and legally allowed to possess a firearm. Students must know and exercise basic firearm safety rules and have a working knowledge of handguns (load/unload, clearance of stoppages, firearms fundamentals, etc.) Required Equipment:

  • Eye protection

  • Ear protection

  • N95 Mask

  • Gloves to protect against glass and sharp metal

  • Knee and elbow pads recommended

  • Long sleeve shirt for force-on-force scenarios

  • Holster: "outside the waistband" holster. No inside the waistband, appendix carry, or SERPA holsters.

  • Handgun with 3-4 magazines

  • 300 rounds handgun ammunition

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