SWAT Tactics Intensive


Skyfire’s four-day SWAT Tactics Intensive training course guides pilots through SWAT specific applications of UAS technology through classroom and hands-on scenario based training. Scenarios are crafted to prepare students for a variety of tactical situations and feature indoor and outdoor flying, group discussion, and debriefs following each exercise. Our training includes a deep dive into indoor flight, flying in GPS denied spaces, overwatch, reconnaissance, night operations, and overall SWAT best practices and considerations. 

Topics Covered

  • Indoor Flight: indoor tactics, operator security considerations, flight modes for indoor flight, lighting and spectrum considerations, payload awareness
  • Overwatch & Reconnaissance: airspace evaluation, COAs & BVLOS, risk assessment, overwatch tactics, dynamic filtering, obstacle avoidance
  • 2D and 3D scene reconstruction
  • Accuracy, ground control & RTK
  • Flight planning & techniques for good data
  • Processing & challenges