Training Facilities

Domestic and International Training Facilities

Our flagship Moyock facility is a state-of-the-art training center hosting more than 20,000 government, law enforcement, and commercial students each year. We are capable of training 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year. We also offer satellite training facilities in San Diego, CA; Salem, CT; Upper Marlboro, MD; Dorset, UK; and at customer sites.

Our 500 different curriculums are taught by 100+ instructors from military backgrounds including U.S. Army Special Forces, U.S. Navy SEALs, U.S. Army Rangers, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, SWAT teams and Canadian Special Forces.

We offer customer-specific exercise planning and support tailored to meet customer needs. From counterterrorism and force protection training to capacity building and canine detection, we create innovative, technology-driven instructional design systems and curriculums based on the latest theories and trends in each customer’s area of expertise. This expertise ensures that our training is relevant and impactful.

Constellis instruction, training scenarios and joint exercise operations stimulate critical thinking, elicit visceral responses, and fully immerse trainees so they develop vital skills needed to make smart decisions in complex situations. Teams can test and reinforce capabilities in real-world scenarios and environments.

All facilities provide an industry-leading variety of ranges and classroom space while our Moyock facility also includes lodging and dining facilities for students.

Our Customers​

  • U.S. federal agencies, including U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. State Department (DoS), and DoS’s Diplomatic Protection staff and Anti-Terrorist Assistance program staff 
  • All five U.S. military branches, including elite Special Operations units 
  • Federal, state and local law enforcement 
  • 45 U.S. partner nations 
  • Local and regional security forces 

Our Locations

Dorset, UK – The Tunnel Training Facility

Axminster Road

Charmouth, Dorset, UK

+44 (0)1392 314654

ogadmin@constellis.com

Upper Marlboro, MD

Coming soon.

Moyock, NC – Flagship Training Facility​

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Constellis operates the largest privately-owned training center in the United States. Our primary training facility, a 3,600-acre, state-of-the-art campus is located in Moyock, North Carolina, accommodating up to 1,500 students at a time, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The campus boasts many unique training opportunities, including 54 tactical ranges, five ballistic houses, multiple MOUT/scenario facilities, two ship-boarding simulators (floating/land), two airfields and two drop-zones, a three-mile tactical driving track, 29 classrooms, a fast rope/rappel tower, multiple explosive training ranges, a private training center, accommodations for over 450 personnel and other training support activity centers.

Campus Features

AIRFIELD
  • 2,600-foot concrete runway and aircraft hangar
  • 6,000-foot unimproved runway
  • Two certified parachute drop-zones
RANGES, SIMULATORS AND CLASSROOMS
  • 54 tactical ranges; five ballistic houses
  • Multiple urban operation scenario facilities
  • Two ship-boarding simulators
  • Multiple explosive training ranges
  • 29 climate-controlled classrooms with video conferencing and Wi-Fi capabilities
  • 14-station obstacle course
  • Fast Rope/Rappel tower
Aerial Imagery and UAS Operations
  • Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flight operations area: 3.5 x 3.6 miles (12.8 sq. miles of airspace) cleared to 1,500-foot AGL
  • Full program management support: field representatives, technical assessments, operators/maintenance, and training
  • Comprehensive training: FAA ground school, mission commander, UAS operator/maintainer
  • Sensors and platforms: ISR training capabilities, testing and validation, and mission integration
  • Puma, Inspire & T20
  • Three qualified Puma instructors
K9 Kennel and Veterinary Clinic
  • State-of-the-art, 10,920 square foot kennel
  • 50,000 square foot dedicated outdoor K9 training area
  • Average 75 dogs in various stages of training on-site each day
  • Three individual pods with self-contained heating and cooling units per pod
  • 60-run indoor climate-controlled area
  • Fully operational level III vet clinic with full-time veterinarian on staff
  • Surgery and recovery rooms
  • Kitchen and bathing room
  • Rated to withstand a CAT 5 hurricane
  • Globally, AMK9 operates four more facilities in Mali, Iraq and Afghanistan

Learn more about our K9 Services.

Security
  • 24/7 watch with certified, armed guards
  • Surveillance cameras
  • Range Control managed seven days a week
Warehouse

Secure, 35,000 square foot warehouse offering storage for PPE and equipment

 

Dining Hall

We have an on-site, 12,000 square foot dining facility with a seating capacity of 300 and capable of feeding 1200 per meal.

Armory
  • 6,000 weapons, gunsmith and armory
  • Specialty weapons comprised of all current military small arms and machine guns
  • 56 current factory certificates for repair
CONFINED SPACE TRAINING AREA (CSTA)
  • Mimics sub-terrain tunnel system to tactical navigation training
  • Ventilation system for safety
  • Located within one of our Military Operations on Urban Terrain (MOUT) areas
Driving Track and Fleet
  • Three driving tracks for individual or combined use that span over three miles of road
  • Driving challenges include varying radius corners; hairpin turns; obstacles; s-turns; and varied grades
  • Changes of traction surface from asphalt to concrete to asphalt with rainmaking capability
  • Three mile unimproved/off-road track with various types of terrain including water crossing, mud and obstacles
  • Over 200 vehicles including off-road vehicles; Humvees, commercial Hummers, SUVs and pick-up trucks
  • Two Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Technicians
  • 24,000-gallon fuel station providing gasoline and off-road and on-road diesel
Private Training Center  
  • The Private Training Center (PTC) is a discrete, isolated compound within the property line of ACADEMI that enables secluded training capabilities.  
  • Separate entrance to facility (avoiding main gate of compound)  
  • Sleeping accommodations for up to 44 personnel  
  • Catered meals from the main dining facility  
  • Classrooms for mission planning exercises, training classes and briefings 
  • Weapons vault/cleaning facility 
  • 300-yard range for use up to .308 caliber 
  • Ballistic shoot house with shotgun and ballistic breaching capabilities 
  • MOUT site (for use with Simunitions®) and role players available for force-on-force 
Corporate Facility
  • 66,659 square foot corporate office facility with secured access areas
  • Range of flexible spaces including executive boardrooms, conference rooms and meeting spaces featuring on-site A/V services, high-speed internet and Wi-Fi capabilities
  • Dedicated corporate facility management team available to assist

 

Range Rentals

Our Moyock training facility has 10 multiple-use small arms ranges for commercial and law enforcement agencies. These ranges are capable of providing pistol, shotgun, and submachine gun training using the Bear® target system.

The electronically-controlled targets are flexible and movable. The ranges have between 12 and 36 firing positions, each with its own paper turners, four to 12 sets of siz-plate steel racks, steel, or paper moving targets, and mounting holes for static-steel plates. Firing lines are marked at five-yard intervals from the target system for consistent, measurable performance from specified distances. Target distances include markings at three, seven, 10, 15, 25, 50, 75, and 100 yards.

Our firing ranges all meet or exceed Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) safety guidelines and all local, state and federal regulations.

To inquire about our range rentals, please contact train@constellis.com.

Food Service

  • 12,000-square foot dining facility with the capacity to feed 1,200 people per meal 
  • Customized food service management to meet cultural, nutritional and religious needs 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner service with daily rotating menu 
  • Exceptional catering menus tailored for your special meeting or event  
  • Medical Center 
  • Medical center with on-site physician/physician assistant (PA) and emergency medical technicians (EMTs)  

Lodging

On-Campus Lodging

On-site lodgings at our Moyock facility are available only if you are taking a course at the training center. Our facilities are not open to the general public.

Amenities
  • Vending machine
  • Kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave
  • Full laundry facility
  • Courtyard with picnic tables and grill
  • Televisions with satellite connections/DVD accessible
  • Internet connection with printer
  • Pool and card tables
  • DVD rentals
  • Wake-up calls

Fitness Center Hours: 0600-2200 (6 a.m. – 10 p.m.)

Call 252-435-1950 or email train@constellis.com to reserve.

Reservations must be cancelled by 1800 (6 p.m.) local time on the day of your arrival. If reservations are not cancelled by this time, guests will be charged the equivalent of a one-night stay – including room charge and tax. Guest’s credit card will be charged, or, in the case of pre-payment, the Black Bear Inn will retain all or part of the prepayment.

Inman Lodge

The Inman Lodge offers several amenities to make you feel more at home, including use of a full laundry facility and an on-site weight room. In addition, all guests have access to our fully equipped fitness center. During your downtime, we offer a recreation area with two large-screen televisions, movie rentals, computers and wireless Internet. For outdoor leisure time, our courtyard contains picnic tables and grills as well as vending machines. In addition, we provide all guests access to a communal kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave oven.

Our housekeeping staff refreshes each room Monday – Friday, leaving clean towels upon request. All rooms feature a telephone, satellite television with DVD player and an armoire for clothing. Please note all long-distance calls require a calling card. The front desk at the Black Bear Inn offers a variety of personal care products to make your stay more comfortable.

59 semi-private rooms: sleep two people per room and include a shared bathroom.

Front desk hours 24/7 daily

Black Bear Inn

The Black Bear Inn offers several amenities to make you feel more at home, including use of a full laundry facility and an on-site weight room. In addition, all guests have access to our fully equipped fitness center. During your downtime, we offer a recreation area with a pool table, card table, a large-screen television, movie rentals, computers and wireless Internet. For outdoor leisure time, our courtyard contains picnic tables and grills as well as vending machines. In addition, we provide all guests access to a communal kitchenette with refrigerator and microwave oven.

Our housekeeping staff refreshes each room Monday – Friday, leaving clean towels upon request. All rooms feature a telephone, satellite television with DVD player and an armoire for clothing. Please note all long-distance calls require a calling card. The front desk at the Black Bear Inn offers a variety of personal care products to make your stay more comfortable.

15 private rooms: single occupancy, with work area and a private bathroom including a full-size standing shower.

28 semi-private rooms: sleep two-to-three people per room and include a shared bathroom.

12 bunkrooms: allow for two-to-six people per room with the use of communal bathrooms.

Bunkhouse

Guests may enjoy all amenities offered at the Black Bear Inn or Inman Lodge as well as on-site facilities including use of a full laundry area and a recreation room with a pool table, wireless Internet, cable television, telephone, communal refrigerator and microwave.

4 semi-private rooms: sleep two people per room and include a shared bathroom.

5 bunkrooms: allow for two-to-six people per room with the use of communal bathrooms

Private Training Center

Guests at the PTC may enjoy all amenities offered at the Black Bear Inn as well as on-site facilities including use of a full laundry area, small gym and recreation area with wireless Internet, communal cable television, telephone, refrigerator and microwave

4 semi-private rooms: sleep two people per room and include a shared bathroom.

8 bunkrooms: allow for two-to-six people per room with the use of communal bathrooms.

Off-Campus Lodging

Holiday Inn Express Chesapeake – Norfolk
721 Conference Center Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 698-4400

Springhill Suites Chesapeake
1446 Crossways Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 410-9406

Aloft Chesapeake
1454 Crossways Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 410-9562

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chesapeake
1560 Crossways Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 420-1300

Delta Hotels by Marriott Chesapeake Norfolk
725 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 523-1500

Residence Inn by Marriott Chesapeake Greenbrier
1500 Crossways Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 502-7300

Comfort Suites Chesapeake – Norfolk
1560 Crossways Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 420-1600

Salem, CT – Northeast Training Facility

Constellis salem ct training facility

Our Salem, Connecticut training center, is an indoor educational support facility that provides training for civilians, local law enforcement and government agencies. The facility supports jacketed, ball and lead ammunition as well as all handgun calibers, and shotgun and rifle up to 300 blackout. 

Located in Salem Connecticut, the facility became operational in July 2010 as part of a Navy Turnkey Contract with the Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) to provide the Shipboard Reaction Force Basic Course to Naval commands on the East Coast. Our instructors are former and retired military or law enforcement and are USN 9502/0812 (or equivalent), SRF-B CUIT and/or NRA LE qualified. Several of our members are National Registry Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and Paramedics (P). 

The facility is handicap accessible and monitored by a Range Safety Officer. 

Multi-Purpose Range

Our Multi-Purpose Range can support all non-incendiary pistol, shotgun ammunition, and carbine/rifle ammunition (no tracer).

  • 25 yards / 75 feet
  • 12 Shooting Positions
  • Controllable lighting for low light training: including zero to 100% illumination and front or back lighting on targets

This indoor range is fully ventilated to meet or exceed federal and state Permissible Exposure Levels for lead.

Defensive Tactics Training Area

Our 500-square-foot training area provides a safe learning environment for hands-on defensive tactics training. The training area is in a climate-controlled building, includes padded floors and provides year-round access for training.

Classroom Rental 

Each classroom has WiFi capability and media hookups available for computer presentations. Seating for up to 20 people is available. Prices start at $150.00 per day. 

Off-Campus Lodging

There are no on-site lodging facilities; however, there are several hotels located nearby to choose from.

HAMPTON INN NORWICH (10 MILES)

154 Salem Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360
+1 860-885-1100

HOLIDAY INN NORWICH (10 MILES)

10 Laura Boulevard
Norwich, CT 06360
+1 860-889-5201

COMFORT SUITES NEAR CASINOS (13 MILES)

275 Otrobando Avenue
Norwich, CT 06360
+1 860-892-9292

MOHEGAN SUN CASINO (13 MILES)

1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382
+1 888-226-7711

San Diego, CA – Southwest Training Facility

constellis san diego training facility

Our West Coast training facility is located in the Otay Mesa section of San Diego, California. This training center became operational in July 2008 as part of our Navy Turnkey Contract with the Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) and was established to provide the Shipboard Reaction Force – Basic Course to Naval commands on the West Coast.

Campus Features

  • 61,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility
  • 25 yd. Indoor Firearms Range (12 stations), rated 7.62mm NATO, high/low light
  • Three fully equipped climate-controlled classrooms (Computer, projector, Wi-Fi)
  • Ship simulator (3 deck levels)
  • Non-Lethal Training Ammunition Shoot House (2500 sq. ft.)
  • Container Climbing/Rappel Tower
  • Breaching Door Trainer
  • Matted hand-to-hand combative training area
  • Weapons Cleaning Station (compressed air, parts washer)

Ranges

Multi-purpose Range 

This 25-yard multi-purpose indoor range can accommodate up to 12 people. It supports all pistol, shotgun and carbine ammunition to 7.62mm X 51mm. Range lighting is controllable for low-light training (0 to 100 percent illumination) and front-to-back lighting of target area. Moveable bullet traps allow 180-degree firing, and the facility offers a wide selection of range props including: windows, wall and barricades. All ammunition must be non-incendiary (no tracer). 

The range is fully ventilated to meet or exceed California PEL for lead exposure. 

Tactical Marking Round House/Area

The 2,500-square-foot design of our Tactical Marking Round House/Area range incorporates three multiple-entry points, T and four-way intersections, hallways with opposing doorways, and multiple room configurations (center/corner doorways, adjoining rooms, inward/outward opening doors, and more). The shoot house layout allows for vehicular approaches (students can drive vehicles into the warehouse) for full mission-profile scenarios.

Static Ship Simulator

This three-story, 3,000-square-foot Static Ship Simulator features land-based ship-simulators that provide a realistic environment for maritime close-quarters battle. Our simulators use marking rounds and include both interior and exterior ladders to different levels.

Container Climbing and Inspection Area

The Container Climbing and Inspecting Area features a tower that includes two standard ISO shipping containers configured for technical climbing and rigging instruction for maritime cargo container inspection. Cargo doors are operable on all levels. The container climbing apparatus can also be used as a rappel tower.

Classroom Rental

Classrooms at our San Diego facility are climate controlled, in permanent buildings and fully equipped for Computer-Aided-Instruction – including computers and projectors or alternate display devices. Additionally, each room comes equipped with WiFi access and dry-erase boards and markers. Individual classrooms can accommodate 14 to 24 students. Specialty classrooms include a 1,200-square-foot training area with padded floors that provide a safe learning environment for hands-on defensive tactics training.

Off-Campus Lodging

There are no on-site lodging facilities; however, there are several hotels located nearby to choose from.

We partner with the Ayres Hotel Chula Vista to offer students a discount on their stay.

AYRES HOTEL CHULA VISTA

1710 Millenia Ave

Chula Vista, CA 91915

+1 619-870-8400

* Reserve a room by calling the hotel, or directly by visiting the website.

COMFORT INN CHULA VISTA

91 Bonita Glen Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91910
+1 619-425-9999

LA QUINTA INN AND SUITES

2380 Moore St.
San Diego, CA 92110
+1 619-291-9100

 

BEST WESTERN OTAY VALLEY HOTEL

4450 Main St
Chula Vista, CA 91911
+1 619-422-2600

Dorset, UK – The Tunnel

The Tunnel in Dorset, south west England, offers a full, dedicated range of close protection courses run by Constellis expert training teams. These courses are fully certified under the Home Office Directive and provide the essential certification required for security operations worldwide.  

A former road tunnel in Dorset, The Tunnel facility makes for an ideal shooting experience for students of all levels. Ranges include a 25m, 4-point small-bore range and a 35m, 4-point small-bore range, each suitable for .22 target shooting, gallery rifle, black powder mini-rifle practical shooting and pistol courses. The training center also includes a 5-point, 100m full-bore range for up to .50 caliber and a wide range of shooting activities.

Ranges

25m Small-Bore Range

The ground floor 25m range enables students to shoot from between 10m and 25m. This range is ideal for everything from air guns to center-fire gallery rifles. It has four firing points with full extraction for black powder. The 25m range is most often used for introductory sessions for beginners, gallery rifle shooting, pistol shooting, 10m air rifle and air pistol shooting, airsoft, practical shooting, black powder and .22 target shooting.

35m Small-Bore Range

On the first floor, the 35m small-bore range is geared towards students wanting more of a challenge than the 25m as they work up to the 100m range. This range is ideal for air guns and rated for .22 and gallery calibers. Intermediate students as well as those training for 50m rifle and pistol precision disciplines can take advantage of this range with its four firing points and full extraction

floors and provides year-round access for training.

100m Full-Bore Range

Opened in 2013, the 100m full-bore range is the latest addition to the range complex. This 100m range is certificated for rifles and pistols up to .50 caliber and is the only five-lane, indoor, 100m full-bore range for civilian use in the country. This environment is ideal for target rifle, sporting rifle, Civilian Service Rifle, bench-rest, practical shooting, and 50m free-pistol.

Additional on-site facilities

  • Classrooms
  • Cafe and catering facilities
  • AIS laser judgmental suite
  • Lodging

Courses

All courses are delivered at The Tunnel, Dorset and are available to both individuals and industry. All courses are fully compliant to ISO 9001 and ISO 18788.

> View all Constellis training courses offered at The Tunnel.

Plan Ahead

All course participants are required to provide identification. Additional credentials and permits may also be necessary.

> View Legal Requirements

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