Dismounted Small Team Operations (DSTO)

Dismounted Small Team Operations (DSTO)

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20 hours 
This course assumes core competencies in SFTP (or equivalent LE / MIL / other agency training) and covers advanced techniques for small teams operating in a dismounted role within austere or non-permissive environments. Fundamentals will be drawn and built upon based on current special operation forces doctrine. This is a hybrid classroom + live fire skills rehearsal and confirmation where most of the 2.5 days will be spent running students through introduction to vehicles, seating arrangements (PPO,VIP, driver and shooters), and contact drills. Use of static vehicles as a base for exfil and cover may be expected. Review of Tactical Trauma including TQ application and wound packing will be demonstrated as well as applied. Low-light and no-light training may be required

- Sequence of Events for Planning a Dismounted Team Movement
- Elements Common to all Dismounted Team Movements
- Movement Formations and breaking contact with VIP
- Movement Techniques
- Danger Areas
- Reconnaissance
- Movement to Contact
- Engaging a single target with scanning
- Engaging multiple targets and scanning
- Breaking contact (2, 4 and 8 man teams)
- Aussie Peel
- Tracking Patrol
- Control Bleeding, Tourniquet application
- Dressing application, Wound Packing

Kit List

  • Clothing appropriate for the weather and climate conditions of the day. These are physically demanding days so clothing appropriate for hard use is recommended. Tactical pants, shirts and jackets are recommended. Ball cap or appropriate headwear.
  • Appropriate footwear. Tactical boots, hiking shoes, or outdoor sneakers are recommended.
  • Eye, Ear and Glove protection
  • Knee pads
  • First Line belt or Riggers Belt recommended
  • Second Line Rig. Chest Rig recommended
  • Body armour, or plate carrier and other PPE as utilized operationally including helmet
  • Mag pouch to hold 3 -6 rifle mags, and 4 pistol mags
  • Pistol holster (SERPA or any index-finger actuated holster NOT PERMITTED)
  • Tactical rifle sling, no 3 pt
  • Modern serviceable primary weapon. AR15 preferred. Bullpup OK Combloc OK.
  • Optics (red dot, HWS, magnified, or irons OK), sighted in at 100m. Need to know Height over Bore
  • Weapon Mounted Light and IR Laser (optional), and Handheld
  • Modern semi-automatic pistol. 
  • Minimum 600 reliable rounds for primary weapon 
  • Minimum 400 reliable rounds for secondary pistol
  • IFAK, TQ (CATSor SOFTT recommended), Olaes bandage and Chest Seal. Purchase only from an approved distributor (CTOMS). If deficient, please contact us.
  • Repair and spare kit, multi-tools, CLP
  • Paper, Pen and Stuff (PPnS)
  • Hydration, Nutrition

Please contact us info@veritacsolutions.com if you are deficient in your kit.