Tactical Rifle 400Regular price $0.00
Have an ability to fight at night, if you haven't already, start selecting gear and equipment that will allow you to effectively engage at night. Red Frog 400 level courses are low light/ no light courses requiring white lights on the rifle and pistol. 500 level courses require the use of night vision devices, infrared lights and lasers.
This course is rifle only, a high quality white light mounted on the rifle is required. Laser mounted (optional).
Training at night is bares an extra amount of responsibility, weapon and gear familiarity. Therefore, to qualify for this block of instruction the participant must have significant training prior to attendance, and passed the shooting standard required for Rifle 100, 200 and 300.
War is a sport. Our rifle courses can be physically exhausting, participants should be physically fit and able to stand for long periods of time. A certain amount of athleticism expected.
No compensators on the rifles (This is a safety issue. Other shooters on the line will hear and feel the muzzle blast. As a result they may have problems hearing commands, problems seeing (due to muzzle blast), headaches and mild concussion. We may have a couple of extra flash suppressors if needed. Ask for more details.
*verified pre-requisites required Red Frog Rifle 300, or equivalent required.
- Rifle - AR Platform, AK, 5.56 SCAR, 300 blk or other similar tactical rifle.
- Low power optic suitable for fast target acquisition (optional).
- Rifle sighted in prior to course start date.
- Plate carrier, Rhodesian Vest, or belt mounted magazine carrier's for rifle mags.
- Ability to carry 3 extra magazines – on a chest rig, or belt with rifle mag pouches attached.
- Rifle – Typical rifles - AR-15 (or variant) AK-47, 300 Blackout
- Typical calibers - 5.56, 7.62x39, 300 black
- Magazines – 4 minimum (one spare recommended) 30 round capacity.
- Sling – Two point, or single point sling recommended. *Three point sling not recommended.
- Lubrication oil – oil for weapon. Extra parts and tools recommended
- Batteries – extra batteries for optics, lights and lasers.
- Ammunition – 650 rounds of quality ammunition. Re-loaded ammunition not recommended due to increased safety issues.
- Clothing – Weather appropriate, ball cap recommended, sunscreen, raingear, jacket as appropriate for the weather forecast, long sleeves to cover up from the sun (recommended when hot).
- Eye Protection – sunglasses (minimum), and/or shooting specific eye protection. When shooting steel - eye protection required at all times.
- Hearing Protection – muffs, foam ear plugs, or similar
- Tactical gloves – (optional, but nice to have for some drills)
- No open toe shoes
- Water – camelback, canteen, or water bottle
- Food- snacks, at shooters discretion. Normally, one hour is allotted for lunch.
Show up to class with a weapon that has been sighted in. We will verify sight-in. Your rifle should be in good working order. Consistently malfunctioning is defined as 5 malfunctions. If your rifle has had 5 malfunctions you may change it out for a spare rifle, once. If that rifle has 5 malfunctions, you are done for the day.
Buy ammunition from a manufacturer you trust and have used extensively.
No steel ammunition or military green-tip ammunition. Tulammo is not allowed, or any other steel core ammunition
Magazine load out - arrive with two empty magazines. If possible, load the ammunition projection prior to arrival. If you have numerous magazines, load them prior to arrival.
Example 1: The course calls for 600 rounds of 5.56/.223 ammunition. 30 round magazines. 600 ÷ 30 = 20 magazines of 30 rounds.
Example 2: The course calls for 500 rounds of 5.56/.223. 30 round magazines. 500 ÷ 30 = 16.66. Load 16 Magazines with 30 rounds.
Example 3: The course calls for 300 rounds of 5.56/.223. 300 ÷ 30 = 10. Load 10 magazines with 30 rounds.
No muzzle breaks (due to safety concerns) - Muzzle breaks divert gas left and right of the shooter. This is not a problem when the shooter is alone on the line. It becomes a problem when the shooter is participating in a training event in which, multiple shooters are on the line next to each other, or when conducting CQB, or other small unit tactics. During the course of firing 300 to 500 rounds (or more) participants are not just distracted from consistent concussion pinging, but have actually begun to experience the effects of a traumatic brain injury. These symptoms include, headache, and blurred vision. The increased noise levels also reduce a shooters ability to hear range commands, such as, Cease Fire. The decibel levels of most muzzle breaks are increased to levels that require double hearing protection by OSHA standards. For these reasons Red Frog disallows muzzle breaks during our training.
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Phone: (503) 740-3099