|Specialty impact munitions training drills|
In order for any non-lethal weapon to be effective accuracy is a must — and SIMs are no different. Training regularly with your shotguns and/or launchers will help reinforce the skills and tactics necessary for the effectiveness you need. Make sure you use the recommended ears, eyes protective equipment when using handling these weapons and deploying these munitions.
Here are some basic 12 Gauge and 37/40 MM Launcher drills to do.
Using a cover position, a shotgun with 3 dummy rounds inside weapon and 5 dummy rounds in a loading vest or carrier, standing approximately 25-30 feet away from a threat, start giving verbal commands while covering and loading two additional dummy rounds, firing two dummy rounds then advancing forward while loading the remaining dummy rounds, stopping at a safe distance to secure threat.
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