counter terrorist operator




This intensive 10-Day/80hr course of instruction has been developed to train law enforcement tactical team in advanced and leading edge CQB tactics, techniques and procedures and methodologies used by Naval Special Warfare tactical units. This course will also cover the integration and application of advanced specialist capabilities and equipment used during complex structual assaults and barricaded hostage rescues. 

Students attending this course will be trained in leading edge close quarters battle tactics used by first tier tactical units that integrates dynamic hostage rescue procedures with deliberate combat clearance. Students will be trained in the integration of night vision googles and infrared lasers as well as integrating advanced breaching techniques including shotgun breaching and explosive methods of entry.  Students will be trained in advanced technique and procedures to deploy noise, flash diversionary devices, deploying chemical agents and procedures to manage IED/s detected during high-threat hostage rescue operations. 

This course will provide opportunities to refine leadership skills and apply sound intuative decision making during high-stress, close quarters combat, force on force, reality based training 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.



All students must be qualified SWAT team members and Team must have explosive entry capabilities. 


Learning objectives:

  • Understand types of CQB including Hostage Rescue and Combat Clearance.
  • Conduct pre-assault preparations 
  • Conduct Tactical Movement to Entry Point(s) 
  • Conduct Actions at the Entry Point and door for both corner and center fed rooms
  • Utilize Single, Double Stack and Team Level Hallway Procedures 
  • Conduct Mechanical, Ballistic and Interior / Exterior Explosive Breaching Procedures 
  • Conduct Room Combat Procedures 
  • Conduct Door Procedures 
  • Understand and demonstrate Flash-Bang Procedures 
  • Conduct Clearances using APR and Simulated Chemical Agents
  • Utilize night vision and laser technology during Clearances
  • Establish and Maintain a Marshalling Area 
  • Understand Threat, Non-threat and Unknown Processing 
  • Conduct Hostage Handling Procedures 
  • Understand Marking Procedures 
  • Conduct Large Room Clearance Procedures 
  • Conduct Hallway Procedures including Ls, Ts, & 4 way Procedures with point man and the number two man driving the train using bump calls.
  • Understand Interior Stack, Hold & Flow Restrictions 
  • Understand how to accomplish moving through and deconfliction procedures 
  • Understand Last Room Procedures 
  • Plan and execute Emergency Action and Deliberate Action. Assaults
  • Understand and Demonstrate Downed Shooter Procedures
  • Conduct Post Assault Procedures including Security Corridors, Marshalling and HUTS Reports
  • Conduct Emergency Evacuation Procedures when encountering IED/s
  • Conduct Emergency Action and Deliberate Action Platoon Level Assaults



  • Advanced Close Quarters Battle Education
  • CQB Safety Policies
  • Dynamic Hostage Rescue Tactics
  • Deliberate Combat Clearance Tactics 
  • Force on Force, Room Combat Scenario
  • Team Control Measures & SOP/s
  • SIngle Room Combat
  • Multi-Room Combat
  • 2-man & 4-Man Entries
  • Door & Entry Procedures
  • Movement Procedures
  • Team Level Entries 
  • Hallway Procedures & Barricaded Movement
  • Large Room Tactics
  • Primary Clearances 


  • Secondary Clearances
  • Post Assault Procedures
  • Stronghold Security Requirements
  • Hostage & Suspect Marshalling
  • Improvised Explosive Devices
  • APR / Chemical Agent Integration
  • Method of Entry Integration
  • Internal Explosive Breaching
  • External Explosive Breaching
  • Internal Shotgun Breaching
  • Mechanical Breaching 
  • Night Vision & Laser Integration
  • 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
  • Body Armor
  • Duty Carbine, Combat optic, sling, weapon light
  • APR protective mask, with filters
  • Ballistic eye wear
  • Gloves suitable for shooting and breaching
  • Combat uniform
  • Tactical duty belt
  • Pistol Holster
  • Magazines, rifle x 5
  • Magazines, pistol x 3


  • Issued Pistol with weapons mounted light
  • Hand held flashlight
  • Individual radio with Comms Integration
  • 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
  • Hearing Protection




The following ammunition is required for live fire courses

Live Ammunition:

Carbine - 500 rounds (live)

Pistol - 100 rounds (live)

Non-Lethal Training Ammunition (NLTA):

Carbine NLTA: 500 rounds

Pistol NLTA: 100 rounds

The following ammunition is required for For Sim / UTM only courses

Non-Lethal Training Ammunition:

Carbine NLTA – 1000 rounds

Pistol NLTA - 100 rounds

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