1-Day Explosive Ordnance Recognition Course
This course is designed for first responder personnel desiring training in the recognition and identification of military ordnance. Participants will be provided with comprehensive knowledge through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on activities designed to increase knowledge and response capabilities of state, local, and federal emergency responders. Topics include explosives and explosive effects, ordnance safety, identification and characteristics (grenades, landmines, sub-munitions, projectiles and mortars, projectile fuses, rockets, guided missiles, bomb fuses, aircraft bombs, dispensers, dispenser sub-munitions, pyrotechnics, chemical agents and compounds, chemical ordnance), fuse functioning and identification, key identification features, ordnance color coding, potential hazards & associated safeties, unexploded ordnance (UXO) reporting, firing devices, other explosive devices, and miscellaneous hazards, and UXO disposal techniques.
1685 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325