PATROL CRAFT COASTAL
SCOPE OF WORK
Boat operators get the specialized training necessary to safely and effectively plan and execute patrol craft operations in littoral and coastal environments supporting interdiction, counter-terrorism, and counter-narcotics operations utilizing propeller or jet propulsion craft. In addition to the general prerequisites, students should be familiar with small craft operations and be in good physical shape.
This course consists of instruction in coastal patrol craft familiarization, first aid, mission planning, navigation, seamanship, the use of GPS, charts, radar and night vision equipment, basic communications, principles of board and search, patrol formations, weapons training, patrol craft movement and formations during daylight and night time hours, insertion and extraction of forces, immediate action drills. A final coastal field training exercise will be conducted at the end of the course to ensure that all students have accomplished course objectives.