Phoenix RBT Solutions to Provide Reality-Based Training at HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit

Phoenix RBT Solutions to Provide Reality-Based Training at HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit

Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) / Phoenix RBT Solutions to Provide Reality-Based Training at HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit

Summit’s Newest Diamond Sponsor to Immerse Attendees in Training Scenarios With its Non-Lethal Training System, Currently Used by Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies Worldwide

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 31, 2012 – The HALO Corporation and UTM/Phoenix,  providers of the leading non-lethal training system, today announced UTM/Phoenix is a diamond sponsor of the upcoming HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit (, which will fully occupy a private island in San Diego for five days of homeland security tactical training scenarios, live action demonstrations, and classroom education. Taking place October 29 – November 2, 2012 at Paradise Point Resort Island, the Summit is the largest multi-jurisdictional counter-terrorism event of its kind, leveraging the island setting, dedicated marina and 44 acres of space for groundbreaking, experiential training.


UTM/ Phoenix will present several close quarters battle (CQB)  training scenarios utilizing its reality-based training system, which includes weapon conversion kits, non-lethal training ammunition, safety magazines, training props, portable training facilities and personal protective equipment. The participation by UTM/Phoenix will make training as real as possible for the Summit’s military and law enforcement attendees.


UTM/ Phoenix will be teaching force-on-force classes that go far beyond the typical classroom environment. Three training stations will be set up throughout the event, including:

  • The active threats and tactical transitions station will include situational scenarios that transition between various active threats (Active Shooter, Homicide Bomber, Hostage and Barricaded Subject).  Participants will have the opportunity to rotate through the station several times to maximize training benefits.
  • The use of force/protocol application station has environments consisting of rooms, hallways, opposing doors, offset angles and more — arranged with targets and role players.  Participants will need to make split-second decisions while applying tactics on shoot and no shoot responses.
  • The gun battle station will be a competition-style setting – training participants to use all of their skills and apply them to stressful situations. Skills tested will range from accuracy, re-loads, cover management, cornering, stress management and more.

In addition to these valuable training stations, UTM/Phoenix will also have a fourth station with a 30-meter static range, within the vendor area, where they will be demoing all products from their reality-based training system.  Each day of the Summit, UTM/Phoenix will also be hosting a four- hour UTM certification course that covers safety, technology, equipment integration, operational considerations and shooting/skill exercises.


The UTM/Phoenix Training System incorporates scenario-based force-on-force training methodology, technology and equipment, preparing the operator for the realities of combat. This leading system provides a methodology for enhancing skills, concepts and applications while testing protocols, evaluating performance and program effectiveness.


Registration for the HALO Counter-Terrorism Summit is now open. For more information or to register, please visit


About the HALO Corporation

Founded in 2006, the HALO Corporation is a California-based security organization comprised of former special operations, national security and intelligence personnel. HALO exists to provide safety and security for those in need and to improve all aspects of physical and information security, disaster response and humanitarian aid. Through its three core divisions – training and education, operational services, and science and technology – HALO supports the U.S. military, government and law enforcement agencies, and corporate and international clients. HALO operational services and specializations include: counterterrorism; kidnap and ransom (K&R); executive protection; critical infrastructure protection; disaster management and response; maritime security and force protection; and intelligence, threat reporting and surveillance operations. For more information, please visit


About UTM/Phoenix

Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) is a leading provider of weapon conversion kits, non-lethal training ammunition (NLTA), and safety equipment for armed forces and law enforcement agencies around the world.  In partnership with its sales and training team, Phoenix RBT Solutions, UTM/Phoenix offers a complete non-lethal training system that also includes training courses, training props, portable training facilities (PTF) and personal protective gear.  UTM and Phoenix products are available on the GSA schedule, contract numbers, GS-07F-5749P and GS-07F-0120V.  For more information visit: or

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