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Just by looking at Hands and Eyes

Recently, I got an opportunity to watch an episode of the TV program "One Man Army" on Discovery Channel. Four participants from four different divisions of security forces were participating in the competition. There were three different rounds; first two were elimination rounds. In final round, only two participants competed for $10,000 prize and the title. It was one of its kind of TV program that I was watching first time in my life.

There were four men representing their divisions, including US Delta Force, US Green Beret, US Navy Seals and US Army Rangers. Some of them were retired personals. Rigorous and very special training made them the kind of specialists that any nation could rely on for safety and security. The participant who won the competition was from one of the most elite security troops on the earth.

Special Forces are the game-changers of modern warfare.
He shared a very crucial clue they look for any offensive move in super-critical operational conditions.
For special force operatives, every moment is crucial for survival of both soldiers and hostages. A tiniest movement can differentiate between intention of attack or retreat. By just looking at hands and eyes, they have to determine whether the person is an attacker or an innocent, just within fractions of a second.
 
If any person carrying a weapon and is ready to attack, its gaze and (both) hands always work together for aiming and shooting. Entire (upper) body needs to orient or face itself towards the target. Eyes measure the distance between the weapon and the target. Also, they monitor movements of the target. Fingers are kept ready to shoot at the target.

Eyes and Hands always work together, during offense and defense.
Without indiscriminate firing or sharpshooting from a safe distance, special force operatives are responsible in rescuing civilians and hostages with minimum or no causalities. They have to keep close watch on nonverbal clues from all of potential attackers and hostile entities in sight, which are stationary and moving.

Strong co-ordination and silent communication among special force team members takes place through symbolic and distinct hand gestures, eye signals and facial emblems inside the parameter area. More they could remain covert, lesser opportunities attackers get to harm them. Element of surprise is the crux of the guerrilla warfare.

Carrying sophisticated weaponry and state of the art communication equipment doesn't give the cutting edge which is required to win a battle. Close combats throws any soldier on edge of survivability which need snap judgements and quick actions. Success of every special operation depends upon accurately gathered intelligence and extremely high vigilance only.
Minimum causalities and maximum surrenders
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