SOFEX Special Forces Competition

Collection with 28 media items created by giulianocamarda

Jordan 04 May 2014 21:00

The sixth edition of the Annual Warrior Competition (AWC) was held in Amman, Jordan from April 30 to May 5. 37 teams of special forces from 19 countries competed against each other in a series of extreme combat-oriented events. The competition was held at the KASOTC (King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center ). The 25 square kilometers military training center, which cost 200 millions dollars USD, is one of the best reality-based training in the world. The center offers all types of facilities, both for military training, and for hospitality and leisure, and has been designed to offer training courses for special forces, anti-terrorist units and law enforcement agencies around the world. The sixth edition of the Annual Warrior Competition was organized by the Anglo-American company MissionX (which specializes in events for extreme military). Special forces teams from Palestine, Lebanon, the United States, Canada, Netherlands, Slovakia, Russia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan took part in the event. The China Snow Leopard Unit of the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force won for the second time in a row. The members of the Snow Leopard team were selected from a group of 65.000 qualified cops and trained for 6 months specifically for this event.

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Special Forces Competition 14
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01 May 2014

Team members of Jordan's Special Police Commando carrying a stretcher over an obstacle during the "Carbine Candy" event.

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Special Forces Competition 13
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01 May 2014

Members of the Chinese Special Operation Unit of the People's Armed Police Force (PAPF) during a team briefing at the 300m shooting range of KASOTC.

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Special Forces Competition 12
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01 May 2014

A member of Jordan's Special Police Commando loading his riffle for a 300m shooting trial.

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Special Forces Competition 10
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01 May 2014

A member of the Kazakhstan Special Forces at the 300 meter shooting range course in KASOTC.

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Special Forces Competition 9
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01 May 2014

Team members of the Chinese Special Operation Unit playing basketball with members of the Palestinian National Security Unit.

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Special Forces Competition 8
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01 May 2014

Members of the Jordanian Special Police Unit during a demonstration at the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 7
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01 May 2014

Generals, officers, and special forces members from around the world during the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 6
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01 May 2014

Team members of the Bahrain Royal Special Forces during the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 5
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02 May 2014

Team members of the Palestinian National Security Forces cross the finish line of the "commando selection" trial in Jordan's Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 4
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30 Apr 2014

All the teams that participated in the 6th Annual Warrior Competition attending the opening ceremony. The plane in the background is a training module for hostage scenarios aboard an aircraft.

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Special Forces Competition 3
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30 Apr 2014

High Members of the Jordanian Army watching the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 1
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30 Apr 2014

An officer of the Palestinian Police Forces briefing his team after the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 24
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03 May 2014

Team members of Lebanese Armed Forces exult at the end of the "High Angle Drive by" trial at the 6th annual Warrior Competition

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Special Forces Competition 23
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05 May 2014

Team members of Saudi Arabia Royal Guards and Brigade 64 Special Forces during the award ceremony of the 6th Annual Warrior Competition

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Special Forces Competition 22
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06 May 2014

China Snow Leopard Unit of the Chinese PAPF team celebrates his second victory in a row at the 6th Annual Warrior Competition

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Special Forces Competition 26
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03 May 2014

Team members of the Pakistan Northern Light Infantry Light Commando Battalion running at the finish line of the "Shock-n-Awe" trial during the 6th Annual Warrior Competition

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Special Forces Competition 27
Amman, KASOTC - King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center
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03 May 2014

Team members of Lebanese Armed Forces carrying a 90kg dummy during the "High Angle Drive by" trial at the 6th annual Warrior Competition

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Special Forces Competition 28
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03 May 2014

Team member of the Pakistan Northern Light Infantry Light Commando Battalion during the "High Angle Drive By" trial at the 6th Annual Warrior Competition

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Special Forces Competition 29
By giulianocamarda
02 May 2014

The Urban Area Zone at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center is a complete reconstruction of a town scenario made to simulate special forces operations in buildings or urban areas

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Special Forces Competition 11
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02 May 2014

Team members of Jordan's Special Forces crossing the finish line of the "Commando Selection" trial.

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Special Forces Competition 21
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02 May 2014

A member of the Bahrain Royal Special Forces collapses after the "Commando Selection", one of the hardest exercises of this 6th Annual Warrior Competition.

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Special Forces Competition 20
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02 May 2014

Teams watching their opponents competing during the "urban assault" event at the KASOTC urban area, which contains urban and village facilities to simulate real-life scenarios in urban environment.

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Special Forces Competition 19
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02 May 2014

Baharain Team members getting ready for the "Urban Assault" trail at the KASOTC urban area, which contains urban and village facilities to simulate real-life scenarios in urban environment.

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Special Forces Competition 18
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01 May 2014

Brunei Special Forces Regiment watching other teams competing at the 300 meter shooting range in KSOTC.

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Special Forces Competition 17
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01 May 2014

A special forces team assaulting the "Carbine Candy" shooting course during the Annual Warrior Competition in Jordan.

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Special Forces Competition 16
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01 May 2014

A member of Kazakhstan's Special Forces team groveling during the "Trail of Tears" event.

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Special Forces Competition 15
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01 May 2014

Team members of Russia's Special Police Unit "LYNX" getting ready for the "Carbine Candy" event.