Tactical Branch Courses 

The nature of Special Operations Force mission often requires Soldiers to work independently in dangerous environments or behind enemy lines. ISTC prepares Soldiers for those roles by teaching the skill and techniques necessary to survive and accomplish the mission. The 6 week Sniper Course teaches SOF or similar Combat Arms type unit members the skills necessary to deliver precision rifle fire from concealed positions to selected targets in support of SOF missions.

Course List 

  • Combat MarksManShip (CMMS) Course

    Combat MarksManShip (CMMS) Course  SCOPE Two week intensive shooting course designed to improve students ability to accurately engage targets under stress and at various distances with the M4 carbine and
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  • Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Course

    Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Course  SCOPE Four¬†week intermediate¬†level course designed to train students on the principles of effectively operating as a single team (up to six assaulters) in an urban
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  • Sniper Course

    Sniper Course  SCOPE Four week Sniper Course which provides the skill and knowledge required to deliver precision rifle fire to selected targets while using camouflage and concealment techniques. OBJECTIVES Engage
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  • High Angle/Urban (HA/U) Sniper Course

    High Angle/Urban (HA/U) Sniper Course  SCOPE Two week course designed for trained sniper teams. Course teaches the skills necessary to deliver precision fire from concealment in both urban and mountain
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  • Urban Sniper Course

    Urban Sniper Course  SCOPE Two week course designed for trained sniper teams. Course teaches the skills necessary to deliver precision fire from concealment in urban environments. Nations are highly encouraged
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  • Desert Sniper Course

    Desert Sniper Course  SCOPE This two week sniper course is designed for trained SNIPER TEAMS. The course teaches SOF or similar COMBAT ARMS type unit, the skills necessary to deliver
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