April 16, 2013

Canadian Special Operations Regiment Places 3rd in CT Competition

Members of the special operations regiment from Petawawa have placed third in an international competition that tests the counter-terrorism skills of law enforcement and military units.

Two teams from China, the Snow Leopard Commando unit and a group from China’s police academy, took the top two slots, according to a statement from Jordan’s military.

The Canadian Special Operations Regiment placed third during the competition that included events testing skills in hostage rescue, aircraft assault, building entry and handling casualties. Shooting exercises were also included in the competition held at the King Abdullah II special operations training centre in Amman from March 24-28.

Thirty-five units from 18 countries, including France, the U.S., Russia and the Netherlands, took part in the competition.


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is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he is now working towards a degree in Political Science at Columbia University. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, the PROMIS series, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.

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  • Grigori

    JackMurphyRGR Jaycel Adkins marbito11 ShinigamiDred Robertkyle This is a CCTV7(Chinese state TV) documentary on the "Snow Leopard" unit in Mandarin. Looking forward to your views: http://tv.cntv.cn/video/C38987/ab67cfbd18e544509a1f9e03ae1c762c

  • hunden007

    http://www.csor-rosc.forces.gc.ca/index-eng.asp The unit proudly traces its roots to the http://www.firstspecialserviceforce.net/FSSFAssociation.html, the fabled Canadian-American Special Forces unit that was stood-up in 1942 and earned the “Black Devils” moniker for daring night raids on Nazi forces at the Anzio beachhead. CSOR proudly carries the Black Devils’ battle honours, and the Devils’ spirit lives on at CSOR.

  • JackMurphyRGR

    docwally Like how our guys run a 5k or negotiate an obstacle course?  I don't think its an issue.  We send guys to this competitions to build rapport.

  • JasonTroy

    That's nice..They're no JTF2 though.

  • Eugie

    Robertkyle  I loved the original Red Dawn.  Hollywood always tries to duplicate the original excellent movies and TV programs.  Look what they did with the "A Team".  What a horrible movie!!!