This 28-day DDM course was designed to prepare students to operate as a designated marksman for a high risk protective detail, Law Enforcement SWAT team or Other Government Contract position. The Designated Defensive Marksman must excel at mission plan preparation, provide close, mid, and long range threat observation, tracking, and precision mitigation. This DDM course provides students all the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively support high threat protection details overseas for Government and Military protective operations. The course is also beneficial to local, state and federal law enforcement tactical team members tasked with marksman duties in support of law enforcement operations. This DDM course covers built up areas, high angle marksmanship, limited exposure targeting, decision-making, and long range precision.