Hostage Rescue




This intensive 5-day/40hr course will cover the latest tactics, techniques and procedures to conduct hostage rescue operations. Trainees will participate in live fire surgical shooting evloutions that are designed to refine CQB shooting requirements for hostage rescue. Trainees will receive formal lessons that will cover hostage rescue operations, door and entry procedures, points of penetration, sweep patterns, noise flash diversionary device tactics, threat exchanges, hallway procedures, limits of exploitation, multiple entry points, deconfliction procedures, security within the stronghold, stairwell procedures, emergency action assault planning and execution, deliberate action assault planning and execution, hostage handling, marshalling procedures, searching and hostage reception. This program will include reality based training scenarios that will incorporate force on force using role players and non-lethal training ammunition.

All CQB and HRT programs are conducted at client-specified training facility utilizing our Mobile Training Team. Courses can be modified to meet training facility requirements and delivered in either live fire or with the use of non-lethal training weapons and ammunition.

5 Days — $995

Prices vary for group and departmental bookings


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* Dates are subject to change.



Full time Law Enforcement Officer assigned to SWAT or active duty Military. 




This is a live fire course that integrates Non-Lethal Training Ammunition (NLTA) force on paper and NLTA RBT, force on force. 




  • Demonstrate safe weapons handling procedures during CQB
  • Successfully complete live fire validation (IAW RB1 CT requirements)
  • Display situational awareness as an assault team member
  • Demonstrate leadership within a tactical environment
  • Employ close quarters battle room combat techniques
  • Participate in multi-room combat practice in a darkened environment as part of an assault team
  • Participate in multi-team, combat practice in a darkened environment as part of an assault team
  • Communicate effectively as part of an assault team
  • Assist in operational planning and intelligence gathering
  • Participate in on target mashalling & hosage reception procedures
  • Apply search and control techniques during hostage & suspect handling




The following equipment list is considered to be the minimum standard for students to arrive with. Students may augment this list with other personal equipment as required.


  • Ballistic helmet
  • Level IIIA body armor with hard protective inserts
  • Chemical protective mask, with filters
  • Ballistic eye wear
  • Hearing Protection, electronic preferred
  • Gloves suitable for shooting and breaching
  • Combat uniform
  • Tactical duty belt
  • Pistol Holster
  • Magazine carrier, rifle (enough for 3 magazines)
  • Magazine carrier, pistol (enough for 2 magazines)
  • Magazines, rifle x 4
  • Magazines, pistol x 3
  • Carbine, M4
  • Combat optic


  • Combat sling
  • Weapon mounted white light
  • Issued Pistol with weapons mounted white light 
  • Hand held flashlight
  • Individual radio 
  • Communications fit (headset) 
  • Batteries for all equipment 
  • Weapons cleaning kit
  • Water Bottle or equivalent
  • Boots or suitable footwear
  • Note taking materials (on the man at all times)
  • Inclement weather gear (seasonally appropriate)
  • Non-Lethal Training Weapons




For live fire courses

Carbine - 500 rounds

Pistol - 100 rounds

Ammunition type should be consistent with shoot house restrictions

For Sim / UTM only courses

Carbine: NLTA – 300 rounds

Pistol: NLTA - 100 rounds

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