The Night Fighter Rifle/Pistol Course (2 Days) is comprised of approximately 9-10 hours of daylight training/classroom instruction and 8-9 hours of low-light and night vision training.

Start time will be noon each day and you can expect training to run into the early hours of the morning.

This is an intermediate level course and all students are expected to arrive with a sound grasp of firearms safety as well as the operation of their primary and secondary weapons systems.


  • History and theory of modern electro-optic Near IR and Thermal night vision imagers.

  • Zeroing techniques of day optics and laser pointers/illuminators. Converging vs parallel zeroing

  • Various body positions for weapons employment under night vision

  • Understanding how ambient external lighting conditions affect night vision performance

  • Use of NIR energy to assist in target acquisition and discrimination

  • Brief daylight rifle and pistol marksmanship fundamentals review

  • Rifle to pistol transition techniques in low-light/no-light

  • Reloading, holstering, and malfunction clearance by tactile feel only



Presscheck Training and Consulting, LLC. is a Disabled Veteran owned small business founded in 2015 to provide training to Military, Law Enforcement and vetted civilians in Marksmanship, tactics, Close Quarters Combat, Urban Operations, and Night Vision as well as other restricted subject matter. Presscheck also provides Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support to the firearms, tactical, and defense industries in the areas of new product design, business development, human factors engineering, and brand marketing. Presscheck currently provides various services for Blue Force Gear, Chambers Custom, B.E. Meyers & Co., and Sons of Liberty Gun Works.

In 2019, Presscheck collaborated with world-famous gunsmith and custom 1911 manufacturer, Joe Chambers of Chambers Custom, to design a duty-grade custom 2011 pistol with a revolutionary mini red dot sight mounting system. This weapon, the Nightfighter, became the first Chambers Custom Pro-series pistol released to the market. Presscheck and Chambers Custom continue to evolve the platform for duty applications with the 2020 release of the Lightfighter 2011 pistol.


SGM(R) Pressburg retired from the US Army on January 1, 2017 after 26 years of active service, mostly in Special Operations and Special Missions Units. After Infantry and Airborne Training in 1990, Chuck completed the Ranger Indoctrination Program and was assigned to the 1st Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment.

 Chuck’s experience includes:

  • 10 years in the 75th Ranger Regiment including Platoon Sergeant of a 65-man strike force that was deployed to Afghanistan two times in 2001/2002. Chuck’s platoon was highly decorated for combat action receiving 10 Silver Stars and 11 Bronze stars with “V” during their first deployment.

  • 24 months Rifle and Sniper Squad Leader – 82nd Airborne Division.

  • 2 years Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) (Founding member, 1st active Army unit member deployed to combat, Selection Class #1, Operational Training Course (OTC) Class #1).

  • 20 months in Operation Iraqi Freedom conducting Small Kill Team (SKT) operations and Direct Action raids in support of conventional and Special Operations Forces.

  • 12 years, HQ USASOC performing various operational and staff tasks including a two-year assignment to the G8 section where Chuck performed Science and Technology R&D. While assigned to USASOC, Chuck graduated from the Defense Acquisitions University’s Combat Developer’s Course and The Human Factors Engineering (MANPRINT) Course. Chuck spent several years assisting in material acquisition programs for SOF.


  • Rifle / Subgun with 800 rounds of ammunition. 5 magazines minimum. 
  • Duty Pistol with 400 rounds of ammunition, 3 magazines minimum.
  • Image intensification monocular or goggle.
  • Head mount or helmet with mount and appropriate interface for your NVG
  • Weapons mounted laser pointer. HIGHLY suggested that the laser be in the NIR   spectrum, but it is possible to train with only a weapon mounted visible laser.
  • 10 dummy rounds for long gun (optional)
  • Weapon mounted duty flashlight
  • Handheld duty flashlight
  • Appropriate duty belt with mag pouches. (SWAT or patrol belt)
  • Load bearing vest, carrier, chest rig or whatever to carry extra rifle magazines
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Ball Cap, boonie cap, sunhat
  • Neck protection for hot brass. I.e. Balaclava, high collar shirt, handkerchief.
  • Clothing appropriate for weather conditions, DRESS WARM or LIGHT
  • 10 Chemlights, any color
  • Head Lamp 
  • Anti-Fog / Cat Crap
  • Lens Paper/Cloth
  • Sham-Wow, hand towel, or equivalent
  • Note taking material 
  • Weapon cleaning equipment
  • Any tools necessary to disassemble your weapon, remove optics or adjust sights.
  • *OWNERS MANUAL or cheat card for any optics or lasers that shows elevation and windage adjustment increments!!! 

MEALS AND SNACKS: Be prepared to remain on site for the entire 10-12 hour training day.  Meals will be eaten during several short breaks. No time is allotted for the student to get take out and bring it back.  Be self-sustaining when you arrive!




  • Near IR Illuminator (should be part of the weapon’s laser for duty weapons) This includes the “IR FLOOD”, Surefire Vampire nights, etc etc etc.
  • Dual Purpose pistol light or dedicated white light for the handgun and Pistol RDS You must have a way to fight through your rifle going down while you are still wearing NODs and successfully engage targets with your secondary WITHOUT flipping up your NODs
  •  Body armor. (Optional if you want to practice in your kit)
  • Knee and elbow pads
  • Parts and pieces to fix broken guns, mounts, lights, magazines.
  • Spare gun(s)
  • Spare batteries for optics, lasers and lights.
  • Shooting Mat
  • Portable Overhead Cover to stage and prep equipment out of the weather
  • Portable Camp Stove for hot coffee and freeze dried meals
  • Cooler for cold Monster in the event of warm weather (not likely)
  • Folding beach or camp chair
  • Folding field table
  • Insect repellant
  • Sunblock 


* Please note that the range has no facilities / running water etc (they do have porta potties), so please bring plenty of water and anything else you might need throughout the days.

Night Fighter
May 20-21

Deposit Amount

$ 250

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