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MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

 

MCINCR - Marine Corps Base Quantico

"Crossroads of the Marine Corps"

Training Support Center Quantico
The Training Support Center Quantico (TSCQ), in support of Range Management Branch, provides a single point of contact for all range issues to reduce the administrative burden on training units. One call to TSCQ will initiate support for all your training needs. TSCQ can match existing and emerging technologies with unit training requirements to develop system supported training solutions and training enabler services in order to ensure realistic and relevant training environments in support of all units training aboard MCBQ.
Automated Target Systems
Battlefield Effects Simulators
Force On Force systems and Instrumentation

 Equipment emplacement/retrieval 

System maintenance/repair 

System operation 

Training Design

Exercise Design

Training event scheduling and coordination support

Aligning and incorporating Training and Readiness (T&R) Standards 

Performance Evaluation Checklist development                

After Action Review Support

Imbedded in Range Management Branch
Member, Range Development and Projects Working Group
Attendee, Scheduling and Operations coordination meetings
Work closely with training developers
100% RFMSS integrated
Support a wide array of customers to include DOD, FBI, DEA, DHS, State Department, Local Law Enforcement
Targets

RANGE

SITS

MITS

PITS

Range 305 WTBn

30

12

-

Range 5

30

3

-

Range 11

50

8

-

Range 14

38

16

-

Range 14C

10

5

-

Range 14D

12

5

-

Totals

170

49

0

 

TARGET DETAILS

The Moving Infantry Target is comprised of a single target-lifter mounted to a wireless remote controlled, self-powered mover. When the target board is hit by a round, the hit sensor will register the impact and the MIT will react as prescribed in the preset control system. Different commands, modes and speeds can be selected and transferred to the MIT, either manually from the controller or as commanded in an advanced scenario. This creates an almost endless number of possible MIT training alternatives.

The MIT can be configured as a fixed installation or deployable unit to enable training in urban environments, as well as on traditional firing ranges. A wide variety of accessories are available for the lifter, such as thermal signatures, armor protection, and an easy-to-use control system.

The Stationary Infantry Target Mechanism is a multi-purpose target mechanism designed to expose and conceal a human size target to an individual or unit conducting live fire. The target holder has an integrated hit sensor. When the target board is hit by a round, the hit sensor will register the impact and the SIT will react as prescribed in the preset control system.

The target is ruggedized and provides high reliability in every kind of environment, from arctic winter to tropical heat. It also features easy installation, simple maintenance and long life.

PITS are stand alone, radio controlled, 12 VDC battery powered, portable infantry target lifter used on portable and static ranges. The PITS can raise and lower single silhouette targets in less than 1 second. The PITS is controlled by ATA's Hand Held Controller or the Range Control Computer System and can be operated in the manual and pre-programmed modes. PITS must be used in conjunction with hardened steel protective shields.

  • Raise and lower on command 
  • Drop when hit
  • Drop when hit then raise automatically
  • Cycle through raised and lowered positions 

  • 25 portable targets available
  • Primarily used for Sniper Training
  • Battery powered and will cycle through approximately 1,800 down and up cycles before requiring a recharge
  • After being hit, the target returns to the upright position and automatically shuts off until the silhouette is again hit and knocked down
BATTLEFIELD EFFECTS SIMULATORS
The BADGER is a remotely operated simulation of an AK-47 assault rifle. It uses ignited oxygen and propane to simulate the flash, noise, and percussive effects of the AK-47. Accurate sound pressure and volume.  Accurate rate of fire – 600 rounds per minute. Unit fires in bursts and single rounds. Realistic flash and concussive effects. Operates on Propane, Oxygen and 12V Battery . Range of remote is line of sight 500 yards.

The FireFly realistically creates the acoustical impression of a battlefield. The FireFly is designed to play pre-recorded sound files of more than 100 different sounds for more than one hour. Sound files can be stored and/or modified utilizing a standard computer equipped with a Compact Flash Card (CFC).  Similarly,  SES records and plays up to 254 sounds using 16-bit 44.1KHZ CD quality audio. Sound track play time of 30 minutes can be remotely triggered via the Range Control Station (RCS) or Hand Held Controller (HHC).

Looks like a pipe bomb, is detonated by trip wire and requires Powder Explosion Tube, and a 12 gram Co2 cartridge per detonation.
Improvised Munitions Explosive Effect Simulator System. Looks like a 105mm shell and requires Powder, 2 Burst Discs, and 9 oz. Co2 tank per detonation. Requires use of separate detonator (hand held, pressure, trip wire, or remote control) which itself requires a 12 gram Co2 cartridge per detonation and a length of air hose to connect to the IED training device. Can be configured to represent other devices, e.g., Claymore Mine, Mortar, Bomb Fin, 105mm round, and Concussive PET Bottle Adapter.
Looks like a 120mm shell and requires Powder, 2 Burst Discs, and 9 oz. Co2 tank per detonation. Requires use of separate detonator (hand held, pressure, trip wire, or remote control) which itself requires a 12 gram Co2 cartridge per detonation and a length of air hose to connect to the IED training device. Can be configured to represent other devices, e.g., Claymore Mine, Mortar, Bomb Fin, and 105mm round.
This is a 10 lb. Co2 tank with fill apparatus casing on top of it. Requires Powder and 3 Explosion Tubes per detonation. It also requires use of a Common Interface Device (black box pictured) operated by remote control and a length of comm wire.
 Improvised Munitions Explosive Effect Simulator System. Looks like a small mortar round and requires Powder, one Burst Disc, and 12 gram Co2 cartridge per detonation. Requires use of separate detonator (hand held, pressure, trip wire, or remote control), which itself requires a 12 gram Co2 cartridge per detonation, and a length of air hose to connect to the IED training device. Can be configured to represent other devices, e.g., Claymore Mine, Mortar, Bomb Fin, 105mm round.
Looks like a small landmine, is detonated by pressure (stepping on it) and requires Powder, Explosion Tube, and a 12 gram Co2 cartridge per detonation.
The largest, loudest, and most powerful explosive simulator. The X-OMG is designed for use in training scenarios involving mounted troop transports, vehicle convoys, and armor. The X-OMG leaves a lingering percussion echo after firing. Eliminates Storage and Control costs of Pyrotechnics. Can fire 50 shots or more up to several times a minute without refilling gas cylinders. Extreme sound levels ideally suited for training mounted troops.
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The X-05 Explosive Blast Simulator is a safe, easy to use device designed to realistically duplicate the effects of explosives; Can fire 50 shots or more up to several times a minute without refilling gas cylinders; An operator can be fully trained in just minutes.
Force on Force (FoF)

INSTRUMENTED  TACTICAL ENGAGEMENT SIMULATION SYSTEM  (ITESS)

◾Premiere modular and mobile integrated instrumentation system that provides laser-based force-on-force training with Ground Position Location Information (PLI) reporting, battle tracking, data collection, and rapid After Action Reviews (AARs) for live training events.

ITESS offers real-time situational awareness, exercise control capabilities, and adjudication of direct and indirect fire engagements to help facilitate the training exercise objectives.

Supports up to 1500 players; Radio coverage area (terrain dependent)  is  typically a 5 to 8 km communication radius.  The system is day/night all weather capable. The basic individual equipment load includes a Man-worn Detection System (Vest), Halo detection belt (helmet or soft cover mounted) and a Small Arms Transmitter (SAT, the laser module).   ITESS can incorporate hand grenades, vehicles, AT4s, Crew Served weapons, and RPGs.

 

TACTICAL ENGAGEMENT SIMULATIONS
SESAMS is a user-installed weapons modification kit that allows the individual Marine to fire, at short range, a low velocity marking ammunition while precluding the weapon from firing live ammunition. SESAMS provides instantaneous feedback during force-on-force close quarter battle scenarios. This provides immediate visual and sensory feedback to the shooter and target.
Atmospherics are designed to increase training realism for MCBQ training units by enhancing specific urban training areas with props and set dressing.
Contact Us

Training Support Center Quantico

703 432-7026/7974/7031/7969
703 784-4492/5518
Range Management Branch Info