Today’s Security Scenario
In today’s era, Terrorism is the biggest threat to mankind. Today most countries world over face the threat of terrorism.
In Counter Terror Ops (CT encounters) the terrorists are within sighting distance of the security forces. Such an engagement is called CQB – Close Quarter Battle (Close Combat). CQB also refers to Commando ops, Urban ops, Special ops, Anti hijack situations & Room combat. In today’s urban terror scenario, terror encounters involve concrete structures, hostages, interspersed civilians & use of sophisticated weapons & gadgetry at close quarters.
There is a need to modify conventional World War II British methodology to suit current day needs. Small teams which can respond quickly (QRT), using newer CQB techniques rather than use tactics of conventional long distance warfare. Large numbers of forces cannot function effectively in small urban built up areas. The forces need to leave behind outdated World War II methodology & explore newer unconventional out of the box methods in order to win the war against terror.
CQB Termination Methods
The modern CQB Tactics & Skills are unconventionally designed applications for various Special Operations, Commando Operations & Counter Terrorism Operations. The CQB component of modern CT & Special op training is composed of the following skills: