Explosive Handlers & Breaching by TEES

Guest Instructors

July 8-12, 2019

*Law enforcement, military and government agency personnel only

The aim of this 5-day Explosive Handlers & Breaching course by Tactical Energetic Entry Systems (TEES) is to introduce students to time tested and operationally proven drills and procedures in order to establish or further enhance an existing explosive breaching program within their unit or department.

This course has been designed for non-EOD Technicians who have little to no experience in the recognition and safe handling of explosive compounds. Day one will be devoted to the theory and handling of explosives with days two through five focusing on explosive breaching techniques. Upon course completion, the student will possess the necessary skills to safely and confidently employ explosive breaching charges in support of special operation missions.

Topics Covered

  • Explosive storage and transportation regulations ATF -DOT
  • Theory of explosives and explosions
  • Explosive safety
  • Explosive accessories
  • Recognition of low and high explosive compounds
  • Preparation and firing of charges using non-electric fuse and shock tube initiated blasting caps
  • Misfired charge procedures
  • History and theory of explosive breaching
  • Critical safety issues – calculating net explosive weight, safe stacking distance, and internal overpressure
  • Breaching report documentation
  • Breaching wood and metal doors
  • Breaching windows
  • Defeating barricaded doors
  • Introduction to internal door charges
  • Introduction to charge placement drills
  • Reacting to a misfired charge
  • Multiple breach points
  • Developing standard operating procedures
  • Target analysis
  • Breacher’s brief back format
  • Breacher’s operational data aide memoir
  • Cover port breaching on dry walls

Required Materials

  • Ear protection
  • Clear lens Goggles: Eye glasses or Oakley type sunglasses will not be permitted for any explosive breacher training
  • Range training uniform (long sleeve)
  • Nomex gloves (recommended)
  • Body armor (no plates)
  • Helmet
  • Handgun or carbine (no ammo, blue gun is acceptable)

Visit the TEES website to register.

Note – On-site lodging is available at our Tekamah Training Facility. Please call 402.933.7171. to make arrangements.

Rate – $1,450

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