Tactical Courses

(ITCC) | MASL (P145000)

LENGTH:  Five weeks


International Tactical Communications Course

 

Length/Scope: 

International Tactical Communications Course (ITCC) is a seven-week course of instruction designed to provide Foreign Security Force personnel with the knowledge and skills to perform as a radio communicator. Students will utilize the Man-Pack (MP) and Hand Held (HH) radio platforms to successfully conduct High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), and Ultra High-Frequency (UHF) communications in the field. Employment of portable field communication equipment includes single/multiple channel programing, Frequency Hopping, Automatic Link Establishment (ALE), Third Generation Link Establishment (3G), frequency prediction, antenna selection and construction, Citadel/AES encryption, Computer Programing Application (CPA), communications operations planning, operator level maintenance, and troubleshooting of the radio including ancillary equipment.

Special Information:  

This course is designed for junior officers and enlisted personnel. Students must have normal manual dexterity and vision (correctable to 20/20) and have the ability to lift and carry 40 pounds (18.18 kilograms) of equipment. In addition, students must have basic computer skills, the ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and comprehend technical terms. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment required for this course. Students are required to bring a set of boots and at least two sets of camouflaged utilities.

 

(PCO-C) | MASL (P145062)

LENGTH:  Seven weeks


Patrol Craft Officer Coastal
 
THIS IS A HIGH RISK COURSE.

 

Length/Scope: 

Patrol Craft Officer – Coastal (PCO-C) is a seven-week maritime course of instruction designed to provide Foreign Security Force personnel with specialized training in the employment of small patrol craft to conduct security operations in the coastal environment in support of maritime operations.

Special information: 

Special focus includes maritime interdiction operations, counterterrorism, humanitarian/natural disaster relief, and counter-narcotics operations. Students will perform mission planning, craft operational checks, coastal navigation using maps, charts and onboard electronic navigation equipment. Students will also employ crew-served weapons, conduct security patrols using night vision goggles, execute maritime interdiction operations, and transport ground forces.


 

(PCO-R) | MASL (P145909)

LENGTH:  Seven weeks


Patrol Craft Officer Riverine
 
THIS IS A HIGH RISK COURSE.

 

Length/Scope: 

Patrol Craft Officer – Riverine (PCO-R) course is a seven-week course of instruction designed to provide Foreign Security Force personnel with the specialized training necessary to effectively plan and safely execute patrol craft security actions supporting the interdiction of illicit contraband, counter-narcotic/counter-terrorism operations, and waterborne special operations in the riverine environment.

Special information:  

This course is designed for junior officers and enlisted personnel. In addition to the general prerequisites, students should be familiar with small craft operations and be in good physical condition. NAVSCIATTS will issue all students the necessary safety and training equipment required for this course. Students are required to bring a set of boots and at least two sets of camouflaged utilities.