Vehicle Engagement Tactics

Course Description

This course focuses on the attributes of combat pistol and rifle shooting from within and around a vehicle, utilizing live fire drills in the first day of the course and force on force training in the second day. Upon completion of this course, the student will understand and/or be able to demonstrate: How to deploy Rifle/Pistol and engage threats from inside and around a vehicle. The difference in ballistics vs. a vehicle (i.e. glass, metal, plastic, etc…) The difference in cover vs. concealment while in and around a vehicle. How to apply proper tactical principles, such as standoff distances and angles, from out and around your vehicle.

Required Gear List

  • Carbine with sling
  • Pistol with holster
  • 400 rds of 5.56
  • 300 rds of pistol ammo
  • 3 rifle magazines (min.)
  • 3 pistol magazines (min.)
  • Soft body armor / plate carriers (whatever you are issued)
  • Hearing and eye protection
  • Some type of hydration device (camelbak, jug of water, etc…)



  • Must be a licensed sworn law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, or military criminal laws.
  • Must be able to participate in intensive training lasting up to 10 hours per day.
  • Must not have any medical restrictions

Course Length

2 Days