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.
The Focus Group Report, Market Survey Report, and Assessment Report on Breaching and Breaking Tools are limited distribution documents, and are available in the SAVER Community on First Responder Communities of Practice (FRCoP).
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
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