Photo Of The Day: Portuguese Special Forces training aircraft intervention, here just before entering. The unit is called Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais or GIOE for short. In this training event, they had the support of Air Portugal and the Airport of Lisbon. You can see the iconic Heckler & Koch MP5 above, suppressed (B&T) and with the stock collapsed. In terms of handguns, they have been seen using both SIG Sauers and Glocks.
From GIOE’s Facebook page, machine-translated from Portuguese.
Combating terrorism and violent and serious crime requires military personnel who are prepared to act as a force of the last level of operational employment. In this sense, @gioe.gnr maintains constant training with @gick9unit’s Tactical Intervention Animals, constantly contributing to the success of the most varied missions in which both fields are committed.
You can find GIEO’s webpage here: https://gioeuifacebook.wixsite.com/gioe
Photo Sources: Grupo de Intervenção de Operações Especiais da GNR.