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Hostage rescue team photo gallery

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Hostage rescue team photo gallery

  1. 1. HOSTAGERESCUETEAM PhotoGallery
  2. 2. HRTOPERATOR There is sense of “quiet professionalism” in the HRT unit at Quantico, Virginia.
  3. 3. URBANASSAULT Training exercises to help prepare unit members for critical incidents, such as a hostage situations or terrorist attack.
  4. 4. VANTAGEPOINT An HRT Operator takes a position during training to get the best view of the situation.
  5. 5. NIGHTTRAINING This exercise is called Fast Rope. Operators of HRT descend on ropes from a hovering helicopter during the night.
  6. 6. TARGETPRACTICE Operators practice flight tactics during training exercises.
  7. 7. HRTSELECTION Candidates are evaluated for physical fitness. Only the best are chosen.
  8. 8. PRACTICEMAKESPERFECT HRT operators practice entering a building from the second floor balcony.
  9. 9. THESHOOTING HOUSE In Quantico, Virginia, suspects are confronted during a training exercise. This enhances their tactical and shooting skills.
  10. 10. TAKINGTHEPLUNGE Operators practice underwater diving.
  11. 11. NOWBOARDING Operators boarding from their boat onto a ship for another practice.
  12. 12. GOINGUNDERCOVER HRT operators work on overland movements dressed in camouflage.
  13. 13. FREEFALLING The only full time federal law enforcement counterterrorism unit, HRT trains consistently to uphold their excellent skills, this includes parachuting.
  14. 14. COMINGIN Once jumping out of their plane, HRT operators come in on their landing zone after their practice jump.
  15. 15. LETSDISCUSS Once finishing their training exercises, the operators get together and review their actions after an urban assault.

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