Description: The main objective of the module is to improve the Boarding Team member’s skills in using use firearms in confined spaces.

During the practical training, the trainees will be familiarized with basic techniques on how to use both weapon systems (submachine gun and pistol). They will execute drills on how to overcome weapons malfunctions, change magazines, transition techniques, moving and shooting techniques and immediate threat techniques. All drills are conducted using MP9 sim submachine gun and Glock 17 sim pistol with marking ammunition.


Objectives: Upon completion the Boarding Team will be better able to:

    1. Operate NMIOTC weapons.
    2. Apply marksmanship fundamentals.
    3. Demonstrate weapons safety techniques.
    4. Perform various shooting techniques.

The duration of the module is 5 training hours (1 hour classroom and 4 hours practical).