• Bodyguards
  • Special Forces
Season 1|Episode 10

Close Protection

From the elite ex-special forces personnel in charge of guarding heads of state in conflict zones to the two-person teams that protect CEOs in dangerous regions, modern-day bodyguards must be well versed in close quarter battle techniques. An immense amount of planning and preparation is involved in each operation. From air travel, car convoys, and helicopter shuttles to basic foot traffic, a close protection squad must be completely tuned to the Who, What, Where, and When of any given situation. This episode of CQB focuses on the complex day-to-day and minute-to-minute operations of these elite teams and the highly developed techniques they employ