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Basic Land Navigation Course (BLNC)

 

ASYMMETRIC TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT GROUP ATAG LLC

PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTION

BASIC LAND NAVIGATION TRAINING COURSE

LENGTH: 1 Day

8-10 HOURS

COURSE: 1 DAY BASIC LAND NAVIGATION TRAINING COURSE

TITLE: BASIC LAND NAVIGATION COURSE (BLNC)

TRAINING LOCATION: DOUGLAS, MASSACHUSETTS

PURPOSE: To present a Course of Instruction to Active Members of Search and Rescue Teams/Civilians/Law Enforcement/Fire and Rescue

  • Determine Grid Coordinates using UTM/MGRS Grid Coordinates.
  • Plotting Grid Coordinates.
  • Grid/Magnetic Azimuths.
  • Understanding GM Angle
  • Converting Azimuths from Grid to Magnetic.
  • Understanding the Lensatic Compass.
  • Moving from Known Points to Unknown Points.
  • Intersection/Resection.
  • Introduction to GPS Operation/Usage and Limits.
  • Terrain Features.
  • Use of Map Overlays.
  • Navigating without a Compass.

Pre-requisites: N/A

SPECIAL INFORMATION: The 1 Day Training Course is physically challenging and individuals who plan on attending should be in good physical condition.

Equipment Requirements: Eye Protection, baseball type hat, full-length pants, boots, gloves, tick and bug spray, canteen or water bladder, sunscreen.

Optional Items: Compass, GPS, Communication equipment if operating as member of organized SAR (Search and Rescue Team).

Class Size: 10 (min)/30(max)

Cost: $75.00 (NO FEE FOR RI EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY COURSE. ATTENDEES MUST BE A MEMBER OR AN ACTIVE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM)