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Breaching and Breaking Tools

AEL Category: 03. CBRNE Operational and Search and Rescue Equipment

AEL Title: Tools, Hand

AEL Number: 03SR-02-TLHN

SAVER Project: Breaching and Breaking Tools

Breaching and breaking tools can include halligan bars, crowbars, ad pry bars; sledgehammers, axes, and rams; and bolt cutters, and lock breakers. These tools are used by responders during fire and rescue operations, as well as during tactical law enforcement operations.

Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional documents: Focus Group Report, Market Survey Report, and Assessment Report on Breaching and Breaking Tools.

Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Breaching and Breaking Tools Highlight (August 2007) PDF 512.54 KB
Breaching and Breaking Tools Summary (September 2007) PDF 1.11 MB
Last Updated: 01/31/2023
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