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Assautlers Briefing


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Assautlers Briefing

  1. 1. Explosive Forced Entry Assaulters Briefing
  2. 2. <ul><li>DEFINITION: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A means of gaining access through a variety of mediums into a hostile stronghold through the use of explosives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GOAL: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a rapid, positive and dynamic entry point </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MISSON: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize, analyze and supply tools that will provide an entry point </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing What is Explosive Forced Entry?
  3. 3. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never leave the charge unattended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It is an explosive and needs to have complete security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two T-PETs and two Charge Persons should be assigned to all E.F.E. applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operational and training scenarios </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All charges should have two detonators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Except during training </li></ul></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  4. 4. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>“ Rain Check” Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used if a problem exists with the charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charge Person is responsible for calling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charge Person should give a brief explanation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All members should hold their position </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If safety pin on initiator was removed – replace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once problem is corrected, charge person should advise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There will be exceptions to this rule – i.e. operational requirements </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  5. 5. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Failed Entry Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upon experiencing a failed entry – Element Leader should advise Tactical Commander </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members are to remain behind cover while Charge Person renders charge safe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate entry procedures should then proceed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple Charges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each charge should be designated as to order of initiation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This should ensure that Tactical members are not compromised by entering on another charge being initiated </li></ul></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  6. 6. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Cadence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Following procedure should apply from the holding area: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tactical Commander-”All Echo Units proceed to Phase Line Yellow ” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Echo White T.L.-”Echo White is proceeding to Phase Line Yellow ” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Echo Red T.L. -” Echo Red is proceeding to Phase Line Yellow ” </li></ul></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  7. 7. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Cadence (cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Echo Units then depart holding area for their respective Phase Line Yellows and complete their necessary tasks, then they advise the Tactical Commander: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Echo White T.L.-” Echo White is at Phase Line Yellow ” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Echo Red T.L. -” Echo Red is at Phase Line Yellow ” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tactical Commander-”All Echo Units are at Phase Line Yellow , All Echo Units proceed to Phase Line Green with compromise authority” </li></ul></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  8. 8. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Cadence (cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Echo Units then depart Phase Line Yellow and proceed to their respective Phase Line Greens and complete their necessary tasks, then they advise the Tactical Commander: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Echo White TL-” Echo White is at Phase Line Green ” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Echo Red TL -” Echo Red is at Phase Line Green ” </li></ul></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  9. 9. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Cadence (cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tactical Commander-”All Echo Units are at Phase Line Green , Tango Charlie has control” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A short pause of approximately three seconds should allow for any last minute transmissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Tactical Commander may then proceed with the pre-determined entry initiation sequence </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  10. 10. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For the purpose of all E.F.Es the Sergeant/Team Leader is ultimately responsible for their entry element. They should work lead in conjunction with the Charge Persons, therefore they should be aware of all facets of the entry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Type and size of charge </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction of the target </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate entry points and tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All members involved will attend the safety briefing </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  11. 11. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>Safety Briefing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everyone involved in the entry will be present for the Safety Briefing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1- If you are unsure of anything, at anytime, stop, ask for clarification and let’s get it fixed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2-All proper safety equipment must be worn and your communications must be working properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3-No smoking, flame, fire or heat is permitted near explosives </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  12. 12. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>SAFETY BRIEFING (cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4- Once you receive a charge from the T-PET, the charge is NEVER to be left unattended, Control over the charge must be maintained at ALL times. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5-Restrict the number of persons in close proximity to the charge and keep the charge pointed in a safe direction at ALL times </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  13. 13. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>SAFETY BRIEFING (cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6-Check over your explosive entry charge, the detonators, and initiation device to confirm you have the appropriate charge with detonators and you are familiar with how the initiator operates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7-Be aware of the location of all charges that are involved in the entry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8-Keep the initiator pointed in a safe direction and your hands away from the front of the initiator </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  14. 14. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>SAFETY BRIEFING (cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9-Take your time to place the charge on the target, if for any reason the charge does not hold, implement the “Rain Check Procedure” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10-Once your element is behind cover, the Charge Person will flip the safety lever, then the Sgt/TL radios that they are at PLG, when TC takes control, remove the safety pin </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  15. 15. Standard Operating Procedures <ul><li>SAFETY BRIEFING ((cont’d) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11-Stay behind cover until your SEE / HEAR / FEEL YOUR charge detonate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>12-If your Charge Person identifies a misfire, remain behind cover until the Charge Person has removed the non-el line from the initiator and identifies for you to proceed to your alternate entry procedures. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BE SAFE AT ALL TIMES </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  16. 16. Element Leader’s Brief <ul><li>Primary Entry Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description, Location & Breaching Method </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternate Entry Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description, Location & Breaching Method </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Area of Responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description & Location </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Limit of Explotation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description & Location </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  17. 17. Element Leader’s Brief <ul><li>Link Up With </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description, Location & Who </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evacuation Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description & Location </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Charges, Tools or Techniques </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description for Each Breach Point </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Initiation Sequence for Each Charge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description & When </li></ul></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  18. 18. Element Leader’s Brief <ul><li>Net Explosive Weight for Each Charge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>N.E.W. = P.S.I. = M.S.D. (calculated at 4 p.s.i.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>N.E.W. + Charge Venue Volume (cu ft) = Residual P.S.I. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Location of the Charge Person </li></ul><ul><ul><li>During detting up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>During movement to breach point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>During entry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Charge Placement at Breach Point </li></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  19. 19. Element Leader’s Brief <ul><li>Expected Conditions During Breach Post Blast Conditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smoke &/or Fire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hazards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rain Check Signal & Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate Breach Signal & Procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Mis-fire Procedures </li></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  20. 20. Element Leader’s Brief <ul><li>Special Circumstances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lightning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compromise </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Breacher Casualty Procedure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Actions Upon Encountering Booby Traps / IEDs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop, Assess, Note, Describe, Inform </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interior Breaching Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Any Other Pertinent Information </li></ul>E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing
  21. 21. E.F.E.-Assaulters Briefing QUESTIONS COMMENTS CONCERNS