NAVSCIATTS trains foreign officers

October 30, 2015

Sixty-one international students are enrolled this semester in the Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School (NAVSCIATTS) at Stennis Space Center. They represent the partner nations of Barbados, Colombia, Grenada, Jamaica, Poland, Philippines, Sierra Leone and Suriname.

NAVSCIATTS is the U.S. Special Operations Command’s International Center specializing in training that is conducted at the Navy schoolhouse at Stennis or in other locations. The goal is to help develop and maintain strategic relationships with the participating nations.

The current students are enrolled in one or more of seven courses: patrol craft advanced training, technical welding and repairs, coastal patrol craft officer, outboard motor maintenance and overhaul, international tactical communications, range operations safety and rule of law and disciplined military operations.

NAVSCIATTS offers 20 courses with an average of nearly 1,000 personnel graduating from in-resident and mobile training annually. Since 1963, approximately 11,000 students from 113 partner nations have graduated from NAVSCIATTS. Courses are offered in English and Spanish or in other languages through the use of translators.

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