Reston, VA 20191, US
Business Products & Services
Panthera Solutions is a rapidly expanding company offering special operations training worldwide and a dedicated training facility in the DC National Capital Region for military, intelligence agencies, federal law enforcement, and private companies.
On February 10, 2016 Panthera Solutions, LLC was awarded a Seven-Year, $98,000,000 worldwide contract from the Defense Department’s Counter Narcotics and Global Threats Office, to provide training and support services to detect, deter and degrade national security threats posed by illicit drugs and finance networks supporting global terrorism. This contract sets up Panthera for similar additional work with other cooperating agencies in the US and abroad.
Panthera Solutions, LLC is recognized as the pre-eminent provider of specialized tactical training for Special Operations Forces, Intelligence Agencies, and Federal Law Enforcement. Panthera operates a world-class training center in West Virginia within 120 miles of Washington, DC. The Panthera Training Center allows convenient access to a majority of the National Capitol Area federal law enforcement agencies, as well as elements of the Defense Department.
The Panthera Training Center includes everything required for tactical training. The 750-acre compound comprises eight (8) live-fire ranges, a 6,000 sqft live-fire shoot house, a demolition range, a large combat training area with several types of buildings and shooting venues, a paved 1.5-mile training track, a 400′ x 400′ skid pad, a 2.6-mile unimproved road course, miles of off-road venues, and a helicopter landing zone.
Panthera’s instructors are drawn from the elite teams of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Federal Agencies. The instructors create custom training curricula for our training facility and for our worldwide Mobile Training Teams.
We are able to merge ground, aviation and intelligence training in a single exercise to enable the customer to “train like they fight.”
Your support directly and positively effects those on the front lines of these important activities.
Please take a moment to consider our offer for investment in supporting the security of our nation and active personnel.
Products / Services
Special Operations, Intelligence, and Federal Law Enforcement Tactical Training
The training instruction is wide-ranging, and includes Force Protection Training, Urban Warfare Training, Jungle Warfare Training, Peacetime Government Detainee-Hostage Detention Training, Riverine Warfare Training and Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Training. Panthera has conducted training for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, SOCOM, MARSOC, NECC, DoD Civilians, State Department, DIA, other classified federal agencies, contractor personnel, State and Municipal SWAT Teams and Law Enforcement, and Partner Nations.
What Sets Us Apart
Relationships. Both principals are Naval Academy graduates with extensive networks of senior military, intelligence, and federal agency decision makers, as well as senior level executives in major government contracting corporations. This level of contacts has enabled them to rapidly build the company to a level few can achieve.
Facility. The Panthera Training Center has several key attributes that provide a unique competitive advantage: Located less than two-hours from Washington, DC; State Department and DoD certified training venues; only facility on East Coast with no noise or activity restrictions, 24×7; Ground, Aviation, and Intel integrated training scenarios; and an elite special operations and federal tactical instructor cadre.
Raymond C. Jones
Mr. Jones has nearly thirty years of leadership and management experience in a wide range of industries. He is an experienced entrepreneur, aerospace engineer, lawyer and corporate financial specialist. He had both fixed-wing and helicopter flying experience in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Jones earned a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, With Merit, and a J.D. from George Mason Law School, With Distinction. Currently Mr. Jones is CEO of Panthera Solutions, LLC.
Mr. Punelli has over twenty-five years of experience in diverse industries. His background includes senior positions in Operations, Logistics, Manufacturing, Technical Services and Government Contracting. Mr. Punelli earned a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a M.A. in Business from Webster University.