Phoenix RBT Solutions Portable Training Facility (PTF): Mission-Configurable Shoot House for Force-on-Force Gunfighting and Tactical Shooting Training with Ultimate Training Munitions Man Marker Rounds (UTM MMR) (Video!)

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By David Crane
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December 23, 2012
Last updated on 7/01/13.

If you want to be able to run and gun with force-on-force training ammo (ammunition) anytime anywhere, you're going to need a portable, mission-configurable shoothouse. DefenseReview now has a good amount of experience with the Phoenix RBT Solutions Portable Training Facility (PTF), and it's a pretty cool system. DR first utilized the PTF shoothouse on a military base while doing some pretty intense force-on-force CQB/CQC (Close Quarters Battle/Close Quarters Combat) gunfighting embedded with military personnel being trained by one of the best instructors in the country.

Defense Review helped assemble the shoothouse with the Phoenix RBT Solutions team at the beginning of the course, and found it to be pretty simple and straightforward. You can configure the shoothouse literally any way you want to (as a single-level), the only limitation being your imagination.

The reactive target system inside the shoothouse was the Tech Valley Technologies (TVT) Human Interactive Target System (HITS), which is a 3D reactive target system with hit-location/tracking technology, so you can see how many hits you get on a target and where all those hits occur. 

The Phoenix RBT Solutions Portable Training Facility was developed specifically for training with Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) force-on-force training ammo/marking rounds. In the course, we primarily used 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO) UTM Man Marker Rounds (MMR) with the requisite AR, M16, M4 / H&K 416 Series TBR Conversion kit, but 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO UTM Man Marker Rounds (MMR) and 9mm Pistol Conversion kits were also on hand.

The 5.56mm UTM MMR rounds were totally reliable, even in SureFire MAG5-60 HCM (High Capacity Magazine) 60-shot quad-stack rifle mags.

The video clips below were shot subsequently at HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit 2012.

Company Contact Info:

Phoenix RBT Solutions, LLC (Headquarters)
55 Readington Road
North Branch, NJ 08876
Toll Free: 888-423-9444
Fax: 866-255-0511
Phoenix NLTA Helmet Page:

Law Enforcement Contact:

Dan Kinkel, U.S. Sales Manager
Phoenix RBT Solutions, LLC
Office: 904-638-5378
Cell: 904-226-1205

Tech Valley Technologies, Inc. (TVT)
267 Ballard Road, Suite 2
Wilton, NY 12831-1357
Phone: (518) 584-8899
Fax: (518) 584-8819

SureFire, LLC
18300 Mount Baldy Circle
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Toll Free: 800-828-8809
Phone: 714-545-9444
Fax: 714-545-9537
Customer Service Email:
International Sales Email:

Brad Barker
The HALO Corporation
Tel: 619-881-9125 Ext. 3
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Website 2:

Sandy Moul
Director of Communications
The HALO Corporation
Tel: 858-771-0565
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