Dubai Crown Prince Hamdan at UAE SWAT Challenge

By Sheena Amos

DUBAI 15 February 2019: Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended yesterday the fifth and final day of the first edition of the UAE SWAT Challenge.

The international event took place at Dubai SWAT Training Facility, Al Rowaiyah and saw participation from 60 SWAT teams from 50 countries.

Sheikh Hamdan inspected the challenge’s range and talked with some of the participants. He was briefed on the SWAT’s operations and tactics. Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police Major-General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, briefed Sheikh Hamdan about the facility and the participating teams.

International Teams went head to head within 5 Challenge Categories that will test these global tactical and weaponry professionals for the purpose of encouraging exchange of techniques and promote the high level of tactical skills, mental focus and physical endurance possessed by SWAT Teams.

UAE participated with 8 teams; 2 teams from Dubai Police, 2 teams from Abu Dhabi Police, a team from Sharjah Police, a team from RAK Police, a team from Fujairah Police and a team from Q71.

Dubai Gazette