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CQB, sometimes CQC, is an acronym for Close Quarters Battle or Close Quarters Combat, and refers to fighting methods within buildings, streets, narrow alleys and other places where visibility and maneuverability are limited. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... MOUT/FIBUA simulated in US Army exercise Urban warfare is warfare conducted in populated urban areas such as towns and cities. ...


Both CQB and MOUT are related to urban warfare, but while MOUT refers mainly to the macro of it (i.e. sending troops, using of heavy armoured fighting vehicles, battle management), CQB refers to the micro of it—namely: how a small squad of infantry troops should fight in urban environments or other confined spaces in order to achieve its goals with minimal casualties. MOUT/FIBUA simulated in US Army exercise Urban warfare is warfare conducted in populated urban areas such as towns and cities. ... US Marines fight in the city of Fallujah during Operation Al Fajr (New Dawn) in November 2004. ... MOUT/FIBUA simulated in US Army exercise Urban warfare is warfare conducted in populated urban areas such as towns and cities. ... The term macromanagement (in this context, often abbreviated to simply macro) is used in strategy computer games to describe a facet of gameplay. ... An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is a military vehicle, equipped with protection against hostile attacks and often mounted weapons. ... In business management, micromanagement is a management style where a manager closely observes or controls the work of their employees, generally used as a pejorative term. ...


As a doctrine, CQB concerns topics such as:

It may include lethal and nonlethal methods across a "spectrum of violence" or within a "continuum of force" as established by rules of engagement. It should be noted that the U.S. Army's definition for these terms is MOUT, as their definition of CQB is actually CQM, and focuses solely on marksmanship techniques. A weapon is a tool used to kill or incapacitate a person or animal, or destroy a military target. ... Boxes of ammunition clog a warehouse in Baghdad Ammunition is a generic military term meaning (the assembly of) a projectile and its propellant. ... Bullet resistant vest (in tan) A bullet-resistant vest (body armour or body armor (U.S.)) - is an article of protective clothing that works as a form of armour to minimize injury from projectiles fired from handguns, shotguns and rifles . ... Two American soldiers pictured during the 2003 Iraq War Night vision goggles (NVG) are a type of eye-wear that allows one to see in the dark. ... Preparing C-4 explosive This article is concerned solely with chemical explosives. ... Tactics is the collective name for methods of winning a small-scale conflict, performing an optimization, etc. ... Conflict escalation is the escalation of a conflict to make it more destructive, more confrontational, more painful or otherwise less comfortable. In systems theory it would be modelled as positive feedback. ... This article describes the military term of the rules of engagement. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... MOUT/FIBUA simulated in US Army exercise Urban warfare is warfare conducted in populated urban areas such as towns and cities. ...

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Military

Military uses of close quarters battle vary by unit type, branch and mission. Military operations other than war (MOOTW) may involve peacekeeping or riot control. Specialized forces such as the US Coast Guard may adapt CQB tactics for the boarding of small vessels at sea. Hostage rescue or extrication by commando troops such as the British Special Air Service, Delta Force or U.S. Navy SEALs may involve even more esoteric adaptations or variations, depending on specialized environments, weapons technology, political considerations or a mixture of friendly, unfriendly or civilian personnel. The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... French mobile gendarmes doing riot control. ... Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard is the coast guard of the United States. ... The French Navy commando Jaubert storm the Alcyon in a mock assault. ... For other Special Air Services, see Australian Special Air Service Regiment and Special Air Service of New Zealand. ... Official Names 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (Airborne) 1st SFOD-D (A) Combat Applications Group (CAG) Nicknames Delta Force D-boys Delta boys Deltas Delta Operators Branch United States Army Chain of Command USASOC Department of Defense Description Versatile special operations force, mainly trained for counter-terrorism. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Armies that often engage in urban warfare operation may train most of their infantry in basic CQB doctrine as it relates to common tasks such as building entry, "clearing a room" and concussion and other grenades. US Marines fight in the city of Fallujah during Operation Al Fajr (New Dawn) in November 2004. ... Grenade may refer to: The well-known hand grenade commonly used by soldiers. ...


Police

Police CQB doctrine is also specialized by unit type and mission. Riot control, corrections and SWAT teams, for example, each have different goals, but may make use of similar tactics and technology such as non-lethal force. A prison, for example, may have a squad which specializes in high-risk cell extractions, and psychiatric hospitals or wards often have similar specialized teams. Among the "less-than-lethal" tools and tactics central to police CQB electroshock guns, pepper spray, riot shields and riot guns to fire tear gas, rubber bullets, plastic bullets or beanbag rounds. French mobile gendarmes doing riot control. ... Corrections refers to one of the components of the criminal justice system. ... Official seal of the LAPD SWAT. SWAT (an acronym for Special Weapons And Tactics; originally Special Weapons Assault Team) is a specialized paramilitary police unit in major United States city police departments, which is trained to perform dangerous operations. ... Non-lethal force is force which is not inherently likely to kill or cause great bodily injury to a living target. ... A psychiatric hospital (also called at various places and times, mental hospital, mental ward, asylum, insane asylum, lunatic asylum, or colloquially nut house, Happy Hotel, funny farm, and other synonyms listed below) is a hospital specializing in the treatment of persons with mental illness. ... An electro-shock gun, also referred to as a stun-gun or in the case of the projectile enabled Taser, are used for subduing a body by administering electric shock to disrupt superficial muscle functions. ... Pepper spray is a chemical agent which is used in riot control, crowd control and personal self-defense, including defense against dogs. ... Riot shields are lightweight protection devices deployed by police and some military organizations. ... These are types of pistol or two-handed gun with a caliber somewhere around 37mm or 1. ... A riot control agent is a type of lachrymatory agent (or lacrimatory agent). ... Rubber bullets are rubber-coated projectiles fired from guns. ... The plastic bullet is the name given to a type of nonlethal projectile fired from a specialised gun, used in riot control. ... The flexible baton round is the trademarked name for a type of non-lethal kinetic projectile; it is more widely known as a beanbag round. ...


See also

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Combatives refers to a hybrid of many combat-related arts from all across the globe. ... The French Navy commando Jaubert storm the Alcyon in a mock assault. ... It has been suggested that SEAL Team SIX be merged into this article or section. ... Combatives FM 21-150 Figure 4-1, Vital Targets. ... French mobile gendarmes doing riot control. ... Sayeret (Hebrew סיירת, pl. ... The Force Firearms Unit (better known by its Specialist Operations designation SO19) is the department of the London Metropolitan Police which provides firearms-related support to the generally unarmed force. ... Official seal of the LAPD SWAT. SWAT (an acronym for Special Weapons And Tactics; originally Special Weapons Assault Team) is a specialized paramilitary police unit in major United States city police departments, which is trained to perform dangerous operations. ... Mark 8 mod 1 SDV The Swimmer Delivery Vehicle (SDV) is a manned submersible used to deliver United States Navy SEALs and their equipment for special operations missions. ... Part of the tunnel complex at Cu Chi. ... US Marines fight in the city of Fallujah during Operation Al Fajr (New Dawn) in November 2004. ...

External links

  • Todd Group - The Todd Group offer training in Close Quarter Battle.

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