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American Small Arms Academy

P.O. Box 12111 Prescott, AZ 86304 928-778-5623

Chuck Taylor's American Small Arms Academy offers a seven-day, military-oriented sniper course, at the end of which students are shooting to 600 yards. The final three days are spent in the field, shooting an assortment of tactical exercises.

Badlands Tactical Training Facility

408 North Simpson Grandfield, OK 73546

580-479-5559 www. badlands tactical, net

Oklahoma-based Badlands Tactical has a four-day basic and five-day advanced course, oriented toward law enforcement snipers. At the end of the basic course, students are firing to 600 yards, while the advanced course features tactical subjects along with advanced shooting techniques.

Blackwater USA

P.O. Box 1029 Moyock, NC 27958 252-435-2488

Blackwater is a major contractor to the U.S. government for paramilitary security officers and services, most notably in Iraq. Two sniper courses of five days each are offered at its 6,000-acre facility, with emphasis on tactics and fieldcraft in addition to marksmanship. Black-water also conducts a nontactical, precision rifle series of three courses, each lasting three days, with students firing at 600 and 1,000 yards during the more advanced phases.

Crosshairs, Inc.

260 Hurricane Road Keene, NH 03431


Crosshairs has seven different sniper courses, clinics, and workshops, including basic, intermediate, and advanced sniper classes of five days each. The content is distinctly focused toward law enforcement sniping, and instructors have a police tactical background.

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