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Personal Protection K9

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SOMETIMES IT IS PERSONAL!

OUR CLIENTS ARE OFTEN MILITARY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, HOWEVER, WE ALSO OFFER SOMETHING FOR THE CIVILIAN MARKET…PROTECTION.

TOP OF THE LINE, HIGH PERFORMANCE, AWARD WINNING PERSONAL PROTECTION DOGS FOR FAMILIES, BUSINESS EXECUTIVES , CELEBRITIES, ETC.

OUR PUPPIES ARE BRED FROM A HAND-SELECTED, CHAMPIONSHIP BLOODLINE THAT ORIGINATED IN BELGIUM AND HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO THE UNTIED STATES EXCLUSIVELY BY TRIPWIRE’S HOUSE OF HIGH ORDER KENNELS.

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Inside look at anti terror training facility

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Inside look at anti terror training facility

 

Erin Burnett Out Front | Source: CNN Added on 7:35 PM ET, Thu March 24, 2016 CNN’s Nick Valencia reports on police efforts to see how terrorists make their deadly bombs with ordinary household products.

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2016/03/24/explosive-training-terror-attack-valencia-pkg-erin.cnn.html

Belgium officer among those training locally

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Belgium officer among those training locally

CBS46 News

ATLANTA (CBS46) –

An elite group of police personnel trained for the fight against ISIS Tuesday in rural Alabama. CBS46 got an exclusive look at the training, run by the group Tripwire Operations.

“It isn’t, ‘If it’s going to happen,’ it’s ‘When it’s going to happen’ that’s the bottom line,” CEO Ryan Morris said. “We’re doing out of the box thinking.”

Morris used one pound of homemade explosives to detonate a vehicle. The lesson being taught was how to recognize and prevent explosives, similar to those seen Tuesday in the attacks in Brussels, Belgium. Morris and his team teach officers from around the world.

“Ultimately explosives are the same around the world,” he said. “The threat is there, it’s very real.”

Among the officers on hand for Tuesday’s training, a Belgium security official working alongside Morris’ team.

“What happened today, I was expecting this,” Joris Kerckof said of Tuesday’s terror attacks in his home country of Brussels.

Joris said the lessons being taught by Morris and his team are unique and critical to the fight against ISIS.

For more information: www.tripwireops.org

Sniffing out terrorism from Central PA

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Sniffing out terrorism from Central PA

POSTED 10:05 PM, MARCH 10, 2016, BY AMY LUTZ, UPDATED AT 05:01AM, MARCH 11, 2016

A dog’s nose may just be one of the best weapons against terrorism, and a company that specializes in explosives training all across the country, is based right here in Central PA.

“I think people are forgetting 9-11, and that it can happen here,” says Ryan Morris.

“If you have a drug dog that misses a joint, somebody is gonna get high, but if these guys miss a bomb, that could be somebody dying.”The veteran police officer of 20 years and former Department of Homeland Security Employee, says that’s why he created Tripwire Operations Group in Mount Joy Township, Adams County.

“Look at what’s going on in the world today. It’s not if it’s gonna happen, it’s when it’s gonna happen, so the best defense is to train our first responders and our military personnel to such a level that they are able to adequately protect and keep their jurisdiction safe.”

Tripwire is responsible for a large amount of explosives throughout the United States, from the Department of State to the TSA. However, they don’t just provide the explosives. Since 2005, they have provided in-classroom explosives-related training to hundreds of state and local government agencies, as well as the Department of Defense, ATF, and the FBI. This now includes offering K9 officers and training for them and their partners.

Lieutenant David Goddfrey with the York County Sheriff’s Office says that the training they receive from Tripwire is invaluable. “If you have a drug dog that misses a joint, somebody is gonna get high, but if these guys miss a bomb, that could be somebody dying,” he said.

He says that last year, he and his partner Captain Dargo responded to more than 50 calls and it seems to be increasing every year. The problem, he says, is that having a K9 officer is a very expensive and time-consuming process.

Morris isn’t letting that stop him from doing everything he can to prepare first responders all over the country for the worst. “The best feeling is when we get calls from overseas to tell us, hey- the training we received from you just saved someone’s life…so that’s the best feeling,” he said.

Tactical Team Building Executive Retreat

Tactical Team Building Executive Retreat

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Tactical Team Building Executive Retreat

Tactical Team Building Executive Retreat

Tactical Team Building Executive Retreat

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Whether you are:

A former team member who has progressed through the ranks and now find yourself sitting behind a desk reminiscing the good old days.

OR

A professional, corporate executive who is looking for a dynamic opportunity to boost morale, promote teamwork, or just release some stress.

This 3 day retreat is guaranteed to get your blood flowing!

Activities:

Basic explosive and firearm safety, Use Real Explosive to blow up stuff on our demolition range, Shoot custom, tactical weapons, Blackout, Night Vision shooting, Run an obstacle course wearing a real bomb suit, Wear a protective bite suit and attempt to outrun a Police K9, Defend against a knife wielding attacker…much more…

Price is $2000 per participant, discounts for groups of 10 or more.

Check out our training schedule by clicking here.

Secotron Targets

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SECOTRON TARGETS:  SMART TARGETS FOR SMART TRAINING

Secotron-targets has specialized in the manufacturing of state-of-the-art target equipment applications for small arms-, anti-vehicle, and tank weapons training. All of their targets are designed to be used in outdoor and indoor shooting ranges.

One of the greatest strengths in this new venture is the ability to deliver a complete turnkey project in the domain of shooting ranges and other facilities for training in the use of force.

We can provide all the expertise and assistance in order to complete your project from the beginning to the end. Secotron-targets can also offer the life cycle maintenance, the operations and training support in order to maximize the operating efficiency of your infrastructure and your training staff.

Tripwire has teamed with Secotron Targets and is the only distributor/retailer for them in North America. Please contact us for more information or a demonstration.

 

iTE410
The iTE410 is a state-of-the-art lightweight smart target mechanism that is designed for being used in indoor/outdoor shooting ranges. The iTE410 can be used for multiple applications such as Shoot houses, CQB, MOUT villages and other places were confined place is an important issue.
The iTE410 is working with rechargeable batteries and is operated by the wireless remote control iRC10.
With the standard brackets the iTE410 works as a turning target (180°, friend, enemy and neutral). If the other included clams and brackets are used, the target can be used as a pop-up target and as a swing-out target.
The settings of the iTE410 can easily be adapted in function of the training through a USB-connection with a computer program (hit detection, sensitivity, reaction, battery status, operating mode, …)

 

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Technical data:
Dimensions: 225 x 125 x 200 mm (L x W x H)
Weight: 4 kg
Protection mode: IP 67
Power supply: NiMh 12 VDC 2850 mAh
Motor power: 8 W
Turning time (90°): less than 1 second
Turning time (180°): less than 1 second
Target size (Turning): max 550 x 900 x 5 mm (W x H x T)
Target size (Sliding): max 550 x 900 x 5 mm (W x H x T)
Target size (Pop-up): max 400 x 650 x 5 mm (W x H x T)
Target material: recommended 5 mm plywood
Color: Black (other on request)
Transmission mode: Wireless, dual communication, no FFC License required
Features: Programmable internal hit detector and hit reaction, external power supply connection, multi-mounting brackets, external triggering sensor connection, programmable address

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The iTE400 is a state-of-the-art lightweight smart target mechanism that is designed for being used in indoor/outdoor shooting ranges. The iTE400 can be used for multiple applications such as Shoot houses, CQB, Mouth villages and other places were confined place is an important issue.
The iTE400 is working with rechargeable batteries and is operated by the wireless remote control iRC10.
With the standard brackets the iTE400 works as a turning target (180°, friend, enemy and neutral). If the other included clams and brackets are used, the target can be used as a pop-up target and as a swing-out target.
The settings of the iTE400 can easily be adapted in function of the training through a USB-connection with a computer program (hit detection, sensitivity, reaction, battery status, operating mode, …)

 

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Measurement: 220 x 150 mm (H x D)
Weight: 3,2 kg
Protection mode: IP 67
Power supply: NiMh 12 VDC 4000 mAh
Motor power: 16 W
Turning time (90°): less than 1 second
Turning time (180°): less than 1 second
Target size (Turning): max 550 x 900 x 5 mm (W x H x T)
Target size (Sliding): max 550 x 900 x 5 mm (W x H x T)
Target size (Pop-up): max 400 x 650 x 5 mm (W x H x T)
Target material: recommended 5 mm plywood
Color: Black (other on request)
Transmission mode: Wireless, dual communication, no FFC License required
Features: programmable internal hit detector and hit reaction, external power supply connection, multi-mounting brackets, external triggering sensor connection, programmable address

 

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The iRC10 can control all the wireless devices such as the iTE400 and the iTE410. The iRC10 is designed for being used in indoor/outdoor shooting ranges. The wireless transmission of the iRC10 is based on the latest wireless communication technology. The iRC10 is working with rechargeable and standard non-rechargeable batteries. The iRC10 can control up to 40 target devices and 8 iCB10.
The state-of-the-art technology build in the iRC10 allows the targets to operate automatically in response to the action of the trainee or any other initiators in the training scenario.

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Measurement: 215 x 65 x 200 mm (L x W x H)
Weight: 1,01 kg
Power supply: 2 x AA batteries, NiMh 2650 mAh 3 VDC
Color: Black
Transmission mode: Wireless, dual communication, no FFC License required
Features: 4 channels, allow single control or master control target position, programmable interactive scenario

 

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The control box iCB10 can control up to 5 incoming target initiators (IR or ultra sound sensors, pressure mats, magnetic contacts, …) and 5 outgoing contacts (lights, sound, smoke generator, shooting simulator, …). The iCB10 is in wireless contact with the iRC10. The wireless transmission of the iCB10 is based on the latest wireless communication technology. The contacts to the iCB10 have to be hardwired. The iCB10 is working with rechargeable and standard non-rechargeable batteries or the power supply of the infrastructure.

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Measurement: 215 x 65 x 200 mm (L x W x H)
Weight: 860 gr
Power supply: 2 x AA batteries, NiMh 2650 mAh 3 VDC or direct power supply 12 VDC
Color: Black
Transmission mode: Wireless, dual communication, no FFC License required
Features: 5 incoming and 5 outgoing target initiators, programmable settings

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In case a hardwired USB-connection between the devices (iTargets, iRC10, iCB10, …) and the computer is not suitable, the iCPC can wireless connect all the devices with the computer. The wireless transmission of the iCPC is based on the latest wireless communication technology.
The iCPC is working with rechargeable and standard non-rechargeable batteries or the power supply of the infrastructure.

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Measurement: 215 x 65 x 200 mm (L x W x H)
Weight: 730 gr
Power supply: 2 x AA batteries, NiMh 2650 mAh 3 VDC or direct power supply 12 VDC
Color: Black
Transmission mode: Wireless, dual communication, no FFC License required

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Tripwire assists with K9 training

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Tripwire assists with K9 training; Written by Chris Cappella, The Evening Sun

The speed limit on the main road just a few hundred feet from Tripwire Operations Group near Gettysburg is 45 miles per hour.

At first glance, the tractor-trailers and cars going by might seem dangerous for the dogs running around the property. They’re not on a leash, and there’s no fence.

However, these aren’t your ordinary dogs.

These are trained K-9s used to help sniff out fumes from bombs and detonators. Joris Kerckhof, inspector at the Federal Dog Support Unit and a silent narcotic dog handler in Belgium, was on the Tripwire campus for the week to help.

“Joris has taught me things I learned in a week here that some people, it would take years and years to learn,” said Michael Loney, a Tripwire employee. “There’s always a different way. They say in the K-9 world if you don’t learn something new every day, you’re not cut for it. That’s why we have Joris here.”

Tripwire is a multi-faceted company that helps train and educate first responders and law enforcement officers around the world, said CEO Ryan Morris. The company also sells equipment and provides free firearm safety classes to the public, he said.

Morris and Kerckhof met each other a few years ago at a K-9 conference in Nashville, Morris said. The chance to host an award-winning dog handler was something his business couldn’t pass up, he said.

“Joris is an exceptional, exceptional dog handler and a good human being. Those are the kind of people we want to absorb into this company to make us better,” Morris said.

Morris and Kerckhof were also joined by David Adebimpe. Adebimpe is the owner of ScentLogix, a training packet for K-9s that gives off specific explosive scents without the danger of the explosive itself.

Keeping the dogs out of danger is important, Kerckhof said. There are times, especially early in training sessions, where the dogs might get too excited or anxious. If that were to happen in a real situation, it could result in the loss of life.

“Not only do we not want that, but it could get expensive too,” Kerckhof said.

Adebimpe is now partnering with Morris and Tripwire to use some of their resources and connections, he said.

“This is a tough business to be in; it’s like exploiting misery” Adebimpe said. “Why should I be the guy saying hooray when there’s a bomb blast because my business might get better. It’s not good.”

The week was a good “meeting of the minds”, Adebimpe said. The trio spent long days together in training sessions and were able to throw ideas around on how to improve their companies. Getting others ready for bomb situations is a necessary evil, he said.

“It’s something we don’t pray for, but it’s something we want our troops to be ready for,” he said.

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(Joris Kerckhof, a K9 training specialist from Brussels, Belgium talks with members of Tripwire Operations Group, including CEO Ryan Morris, right, on Thursday Dec. 17, 2015 at Tripwire Operations Group in Gettysburg. Kerchkhof has been spending the week with Tripwire helping train first responders in K9 operations.)

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(Ryan Morris, CEO of Tripwire Operations Group, shows a display of explosive ordinance disposal suits and equipment at Tripwire’s offices in Gettysburg on Thursday morning Dec. 17, 2015. )

 

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(Ryan Morris, CEO of Tripwire Operations Group, explains the elements of a modified AR15 at Tripwire’s offices Thursday morning Dec. 17, 2015 in Gettysburg.)

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(David Adebimpe, creator and owner of ScentLogix, a product that creates safe non-explosive odors for K9 detection programs, shows an example between a Scentlogix dynamite detection kit and real dynamite Thursday Dec. 17, 2015 at Tripwire Operations Group in Gettysburg.)

Local businesses train dogs to sniff out bombs

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Local businesses train dogs to sniff out bombs.

WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

Updated: By: Kyle Rogers GETTYSBURG, Pa. — A dog’s nose seems to know best. The Tripwire Operations Group based outside Gettysburg in Adams County trains first responders how to handle situations involving explosive devices. However, citing a growing demand for bomb-sniffing dogs, the company is expanding its training. “We believe in the K9 to such a degree now that we’ve opened up an entire division to K9 training,” said Ryan Morris, the company’s CEO. Another company, ScentLogix based in Annapolis, Maryland, partnered with Tripwire to share a high-tech approach to training bomb-sniffing dogs. ScentLogix is able to transfer the scent of bomb-like devices into a bag which can be placed in a container. That container can be hidden for the dog to trace. “We’ve engineered the odor of real explosives and made the odor non-hazardous,” said David Adebimpe of ScentLogix. That way, the training aids can be transported anywhere unlike the real stuff, Adebimpe said. Joris Kerckhof is a K9 expert from Belgium who’s trained several animals and joined Adebimpe and Morris on Thursday afternoon. “The thing that’s bringing us together is terrorism and radicalization,” said Kerckhof, speaking about the recent terror attacks throughout the world. “We have all the same threats right now.” Kerchoff said it takes more than a year or so to properly train a dog to sniff out explosives. He said the dog is trained to believe searching for a bomb is a toy and the dog is conditioned to receive a reward for finding the explosive.

Watch the video at: http://www.local21news.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/Local-businesses-train-dogs-to-sniff-out-bombs-243248.shtml

Tripwire supports the AUSA

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Tripwire Supports the AUSA

Tripwire is a proud corporate sponsor of the Association of the United State Army.

AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America’s Army – Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.

Our Mission
AUSA represents every American Soldier by:
– Being the voice for all components of America’s Army
– Fostering public support of the Army’s role in national security
– Providing professional education and information programs

Our Vision
As the premier voice for America’s Soldiers, we are a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world’s best Army.

Our Values
– Excellence
– Innovation
– Professionalism
– Inclusiveness
– Integrity
– Responsiveness

– See more at: http://www.ausa.org/About/Pages/default.aspx#sthash.Vi31zYGQ.dpuf

Improvised Explosives

Improvised Explosive Formulation Courses

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HME First Responder

To Register for a class or for more information please fill out the form below:

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Improvised Explosive Formulations BASIC Awareness & Operational Level Courses

Improvised explosives: BASIC awareness (1-day) The most common weapon being utilized by criminals and terrorists throughout the world is improvided explosive devices (IEDs) that contain improvised (homemade) explosives. As a first responder, you are increasingly more likey to encounter this type of hazard while responding to an emergency than most. This course will provide you with the basic information required to keep yourself and your teammates safe. During this 1-day course, students will learn to identify basic improvised explosives, identify chemical precursors and equipment used in the illicit manufacture of improvised explosives, the hazards associated with each precursor, how-to or how-not-to handle items, and safety precautions to be taken. Our staff consists of current and former Bomb/EOD Technicians who have the operational experience necessary to provide this training. There is no alternative for this training. As a first responder you are in the business of saving lives, and this course will further your ability to do so. IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVES: OPERATIONAL KNOWLEDGE (2-DAY) This course is designed for the operational first responder…the first there. In addtion to the information provided in the basic awareness course, listed above, students will be safely exposed to real improvised explosive formulations, including several peroxide based mixtures such was TATP, which was used in the recent Paris attacks. Students will witness, first-hand, the sensitivity and destructive power of improvised explosives, how to safely operate (if necessary) while improvised mixtures are present, methods of desenitization, as well as a live range demostration. There is no alternative for this real-world based training. If you want to be operating at your optimal level and be ready to deal with the threat of improvised explosives and improvised explosive labs, you need to attend this course! Improvised Explosive Formulation Courses

Cost: Basic Awareness: $100.00

Operational (Advanced) Knowledge: $300.00

WHEN: Weekly (Basic: Tuesday) (Advanced: Tuesday/Wednesday)

Where: 1685 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Register by e-mail or phone: rjm@tripwireops.org • 717-648-2792

 

 

For more information on the K-9 Version of this class please click here.

Improvised Explosives

HME and Large Hide Course- Daytona, Florida

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HME Large Hide Course

To register please fill out the form below:

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(HME and Large Hide Course- Daytona, Florida)

Improvised Explosive Formulations Throughout the duration of this course, students will be exposed to peroxide-based improvised explosives formulations along with 12 other typ