Counter Terrorist Assaulter Course




This intensive 10-Day/80hr course has been developed to train and assess individuals in the latest tactics, techniques and procedures of high-risk counter terrorist CQB and hostage rescue operations.

The skills, knowledge and abilities delivered to students attending this course will provide them an overall comptency in CQB that will allow them to be able to integrate various tactics to enhance the potoential for mission success while greatly mitigating risk to the assault force. This course will include live fire advanced surgincal shooting evolutions that are designed to refine CQB shooting requirements for hostage rescue. It will provide opportunities for students to apply advanced CQB tactics and concepts during complex room combat scenarios, develop SOP's to apply to clearance procedures during CBRNE assaults, conduct basic barrier penetration using manual and ballistic methods of entry, develop SOP's to counter IED's during room combat, demonstrate leadership skills and apply sound intuative decision making during high-stress, close quarters combat force on force scenarios. 

All CQB 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 non-live fire formats using SIM or UTM marking cartridges.

10 Days — $2300

Prices vary for group and departmental bookings


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* Dates are subject to change.



Full-time law enforcement officer or active duty military.




  • Demonstrate safe weapons handling procedures duing CQBSuccessfully 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 live fire multi-room 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 room combat with simulated C/S Gas
  • Participate in on target Mashalling & hosage reception procedures
  • Apply search and control techniques during hostage & suspect handling
  • Employ principles of close quarters fighting
  • Employ barrier penetration techniques




  • Close Quarters Battle & Hostage Rescue Brief
  • Prioritues of Threat
  • Areas of Responsibility
  • Communication
  • 2-man & 4-Man Entries
  • Corner & Center Fed Rooms
  • Dynamic Door Procedures & Entry Procedures 
  • Movement Procedures for HRT
  • Single & Multi Room Combat
  • Room Problem Solving
  • Stairwell Procedures
  • Hallway Procedures
  • Team Control Measures and Restrictions
  • Secondary Clearances
  • Security Requirements


  • Suspect & Hostage Handling
  • Marshaling Procedures
  • Large Team Movements
  • Improvised Explosive Devices
  • CBRNE Equipment & Integration
  • Method Of Entry
  • Integrated Combatives
  • Deliberate 'Combat Clearance’
  • Door & Entry Procedures for combat clearance
  • Hallway Procedures & Barricaded Movement
  • Night Vision & Laser Integration
  • EA & DA Planning
  • Emergency Action Assaults
  • Deliberate Action Assaults
  • Culmination Training Exercise




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 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)
  • Simunition FX Upper receiver / UTM Bolt
  • Simunition FX Pistol




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 FX / UTM – 300 rounds

Pistol FX / UTM - 100 rounds

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