Posted June 30, 2017 11:30 am by Comments

By John Farnam

EOTech Sights

By John Farnam

Less Than Optimal Fighting Environments
Defense Training International, Inc
Defense Training International, Inc

Ft Collins, CO –-(

EOTech Sights

When I start a tactical drill, I look at a student and say, “Go!” Students are expected to instantly spring into action, get moving, devise a plan on the run, and then aggressively solve the problem. Tactical drills are only vaguely described beforehand. I don’t provide detailed instructions.

We’re training Operators, not Rockettes!

What happens when our student belatedly discovers his optic’s brightness is set so high that he can’t see anything beyond the glowing dot, or so low that he can’t see the dot/reticle at all. Or, is otherwise less-than-optimal?

In the latter example, do we fight though the problem, without the slightest vacillation, deploying BUIS (Back-Up Iron Sights), when necessary, while on the move?

TUOR, a multi-axis, back-up sight
TUOR, a multi-axis, back-up sight

Or, do we stop what we’re doing, plant our feet in cement, and then gawk at our gun as we stand motionless adjusting dials to perfectly suit our needs?

In the latter case, when the student finally gets back into action and completes the exercise, …Read the Rest

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