Galil/AK-47 Operator Course

Training Prerequisite: None
Maximum 12 participants per class

Course Information:

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of shooting the Galil ACE/AK-47 based systems. The Galil is an enhanced AK-47 based rifle, but with better ergonomics and enhanced modularity.

This course will show the user how to exploit the advantages of the Galil ACE and AK-47 based family.  Because of the similar operating systems, the students can quickly become acquainted with the similarities of both platforms.  Your instruction will be conducted by members of the law enforcement and special operations community. 

*This course may require some moderate physical activity

Core topics that will be covered include:
  • Ballistics
  • Function of the Galil/AK family
  • Cleaning and maintenance
  • Zeroing
  • Fundamentals of shooting
  • Shooting from various positions
  • Reloads
  • Malfunction clearance
  • Near and far target engagements
  • Turns and pivots

*For any additional questions or concerns, contact us directly at 717-695-2081 and reference the Galil/AK-47 Operator Course.

Registration Fee: $500.00

This fee covers the cost of the course only. The participant is responsible for costs associated with travel , lodging, meals, firearms, ammunition, and gear required.  

Registration Form: Click here to fill out our application.
  • A Background Check is required with registration.
  • Use SentryLink National Criminal Background Check to obtain your report.
  • Once the report is complete and you have reviewed it for accuracy, forward it to MarcyG@iwi.us by using the share button on the report.
The background check requirement will be waived if the applicant can provide a copy of their concealed carry permit, issued by their home state, along with a copy of their driver's license OR a copy of their law enforcement credentials and their state issued driver's license.


  • February 18-19, 2017
Start Time:  0800


Course Location:  

Reveille Peak Ranch  
105 County Road 114  
Burnet, Texas 78611
Firearms Requirements:
  • Galil Rifle or AK-47 with sling
  • 5 serviceable 30 round magazines
  • Rifle magazine carrier that accommodates a minimum of 2 spare magazines

Ammunition Requirements:

800 rounds of 7.62x39 (No AP/ steel core) or appropriate AK ammo (5.45x39/ 5.56)
Gear Requirements:
  • Seasonally appropriate clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Hat
  • Boots/Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Water bottle (suggested)
  • Hearing & eye protection
  • Firearms cleaning kit 
If you do not have a Galil ACE, please let us know at registration and we will supply a Galil GAR 1639 for the training free of charge.

Lodging Options: 

      Canyon of the Eagles - (512) 334-2070            
        16942 Ranch Rd 2341
        Burnet, TX 78611
        Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

      Log Country Cove - (512) 756-9132           
        617 Log Country Cove
        Burnet, TX 78611
        Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

     Hampton Inn Marble Falls - On the Lake - (830) 798-1895            
       704 1st St.
       Marble Falls, TX 78654
       Directions from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Meal Options:
To request meals for the class, please contact Reveille Peak Ranch at (512) 755-1177. Meals are $15.00 per person per day and only cash is accepted.
The meal includes a main, side, desert, and drink. *Vegetarian options are also available upon request.
  • Day 1 - Main dish will consist of a sandwich with a variety of meat options. 
  • Day 2 - Main dish will consist of a hot meal.
The applicant also has the option to bring their own packed lunch. Refrigerators will be available.