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Check out These Insane Counterterrorism Drills from Russian Special Forces

These Russian Special Forces Range drills push the very edge of realistic gun training in tactical situations.

Larry Vickers attends Russian Special Forces range drills and they are sure to leave you shaking your head in awe as they really push the boundaries compared to any other training you have witnessed.

The Russian FSB which is their state security service draws its lineage back to the infamous KGB. These guys train hard to provide an internal counterterrorism and counter espionage capability within the new Russia. They also are undoubtedly employed beyond their borders providing a 5th generation warfare or what is often called an asymmetric warfare capability; though the Russian state would never acknowledge that openly.

These drills are clearly designed to build confidence in their armed wing for high stress and complex situations with instructor induced frictions to try to distract them from the  task at hand. While impressive, keep in mind these guys have likely practiced these drills multiple times before letting them be filmed. Part propaganda, part true training, everything that is shown is to impart a message to the west and potential enemies of the state.

It goes without saying, but no reputable trainer I know would condone engaging another person with a handgun with live ball or frangible ammo, even while wearing body armor, to achieve a training goal. Definitely not any type of live fire training that should be attempted under any circumstances.

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Check out These Insane Counterterrorism Drills from Russian Special Forces