Training Programs
Live Fire Ranges

 'PTA Range 1'





Live Fire Ranges Contact:
Mark Ames
Hanford Patrol Major


The Hanford Patrol Live Fire Ranges are used by DOE security personnel, other Federal personnel, military personnel, and state and local law enforcement personnel. They are situated on Hanford Patrol Training Academy campus, located on the southern border of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The Patrol Training Academy's campus occupies over 8,000 acres.

The Patrol Training Academy's main campus consists of:

  • Six Classrooms
  • Two 100 yard Square Ranges for Small Arms Training and Qualifications
  • 200-Yard and 600-Yard Known Distance Precision Rifle Ranges
  • Shoot-on-the-Move Courses
  • Running Obstacle Courses
  • Tactical Training Area for Simunitions (Paint Bullets) and MILES Laser Engagement Exercises
  • Interactive Video Shooting Systems (PRISM, BeamHit and Lasershot)
  • Tactical Entry Buildings, Breaching and Mock-Up Facilities
  • 6,000-Yard Unknown Distance Multi-Purpose Weapons Range
  • Off-Road Courses
  • Distance Learning Opportunities
  • Steel Targets, Turning Targets, and Moving Target Systems
  • 4 Lane Rubberized Quarter Mile Running Track
  • Modern Gym and Defensive Tactics Area
  • 7,000-Yard Impact Weapon Range for Long Gun and Special Weapon Systems
  • State of the Art Classrooms, Large Briefing Area and Conference Rooms
  • Secure Storage Areas, Weapons Cleaning Trailer and Armorer's Shop

The Patrol Training Academy is available to DOE and DOE-affiliated entities as well as military, other authorized federal and state agencies, and local law enforcement and security personnel.

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Last Updated 12/31/2018 1:27 PM