Italian soldiers train Lebanese Internal Security Forces personnel in precision shooting

(To Greater Defense)

In the base of the Special Operations anti terrorism and organized crime of Beirut, in the presence of the commander of the Italian Bilateral Military Mission in Lebanon (MIBIL), Colonel Sandro Iervolino and Major Samir Keirouz, commander of the Lebanese unit, the closing ceremony of the course took place Police Sniper.

The three-week training activity, conducted by a Mobile Training Team made up of five instructors from the 1st "Tuscania" parachute carabinieri regiment, it made it possible to train nineteen specialists belonging to four different special forces departments of the Internal Security Forces: the Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT), the General Directorate for the State security (GDSS), theInformation Department and Governmental Guard.

The program was conceived, developed and conducted in accordance with the needs represented by the Lebanese Security Forces, for tactical law enforcement teams who may be required to operate in urban areas as well as rural environments.

With this in mind, training was also developed to prepare personnel to shoot from high angles, which is one of the most important skills that a modern urban “sniper” must be familiar with.

The excellent results achieved by the staff of Internal Security Forces, with the contribution of the training mission personnel, further consolidate the bond between the Italian and Lebanese Armed Forces.