Surveillance Support and Reconnaissance

Surveillance Support and ReconnaissanceCovert Surveillance and reconnaissance utility in semi-permissive and hostile environments is normally complemented with the training of a surveillance support team.  The latter conducts direct support to a deployed surveillance team and the exploitation of opportunities that come about as result of the collection effort.

Subject:  Surveillance Levels 1-3

Duration: 15-20 Days

 Instructor Ratio: 1:3

Outline

The course is designd to convey the principles and systems employed in covert static, foot and mobile surveillence.  Operators will be taken to the highest level of awareness that will include deploying as a protective-surveillance team.  Other techniques which may be introduced include the use of motorcycles and aerial platforms.

 

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Subject:  Surveillance Photography

Duration: 10 Days

 Instructor Ratio: 1:12

Outline

This course may be delivered as a stand-alone module or incorporated into the Level 3 surveillance course.  Student will be equipped with a sound knowledge of the basic principles of digital photography, producing surveillance images within an operational environment and providing images that satisfy evidential standards for use in a court of law.

 

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Subject:  Close Observation Patrols

Duration: 15 Days

 Instructor Ratio: 1:6

Outline

Provides the capability to support intelligence-led operations through covert static surveillance.  Both long and short-term observation posts through to day and night standing positions will be exercised. Close target reconnaissance will also form part of the build-up training.  This course can stand-alone or augment the other surveillance training.

 

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Subject:  Surveillance Intelligence Officer

Duration: 5 Days

 Instructor Ratio: 1:6

Outline

This course is designed to give the student with the skills needed to perform the role of a surveillance intelligence officer in collecting, recording and protecting intelligence. 

 

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Subject: Surveillance Support Levels 1-3

Duration: 20 Days

 Instructor Ratio: 1:6

Outline

These tiered courses are specifically designed to train personnel who will form an operational unit which can directly support covert surveillance and other HUMINT operations.  

 

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Subject: Operational Manager

Duration: 3 Days

 Instructor Ratio: 1:6

Outline

The course is aimed at operational managers and team leaders who have the responsibility of running operations and operational teams.  The course covers the operational planning process, crisis management, leadership, briefing skills, objectivity and personality in management. All subjects are explained and thoroughly practiced during the course.

 

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