Sep 2021 Offering
- AWR311-V - Small Vessel Security for Rural Communities
- Date & Times
- Sep 16, 2021 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; Sep 17, 2021 from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
This course is designed to aid participants in developing critical thinking skills at the time of a small vessel security incident, develop community partnerships with other government and non-governmental agencies that will be necessary to respond to a small vessel incident, and promote regional intelligence-gathering to keep abreast of current threats in this area, particularly through area maritime security committees (AMSC). The comprehensive cross-discipline collaboration and the scenario-based training environment make this mobile course a unique opportunity for rural communities across the country.
-Describe the characteristics of the U.S. MTS including the economic impact of the system.
-Describe the characteristics of the waterways near the host community.
-Describe the concept of maritime domain awareness.
-Describe the characteristics of the small vessel threat, including the four threat scenarios detailed in the Small Vessel Security Strategy.
-Describe past incidents in which terrorists have used small vessels for attacks, including the USS COLE, MV LIMBURG, USS FIREBOLT, and MAERSK ALABAMA.
-Explain national initiatives undertaken to mitigate the small vessel threat, including the national and regional summits and the resulting findings.
-Discuss the Small Vessel Security Strategy and the Strategy Implementation Plan.
-Discuss coordination programs such as Citizen's Action Network and America's Waterway Watch.
-Describe technology used to detect and interdict hostile small vessels.
-List the ways that application of Focused Lens strengthens maritime domain awareness.
-Describe notification procedures at the beginning of a small vessel incident.
-Describe initial steps for implementation of the Incident Command System (ICS).
-Discuss protocols for mitigation of fire, hazardous materials, or other safety concerns.
-Identify means of communications with the public, waterway users, commercial vessels, and facilities.
-Identify gaps in planning and resources.
-Demonstrate a foundation of knowledge regarding skills and resources necessary to safely and efficiently detect and interdict hostile small vessels and plan and prepare for, respond to, and recover from a small-vessel incident.
*Participants are required to use their own computer, tablet, or smartphone during the course. No group settings.
- Max Attendance
- 40 (16 Open Seats)
Virtual Instructor-Led Course
Virtual Instructor-Led Course, MO 65102
- POST Approved
- Target Audiences
- Public Safety Communications (911), Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Government Administrative, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, Fire, Public Works, and Emergency Management Director
- Open To The Public
- None Set
- Registrant Notes
September 16-17; 8:30 am - 12:30 pm each day
MUST ATTEND BOTH DAYS TO RECEIVE CREDIT AND HAVE INDIVIDUAL INTERNET ACCESSIBLE DEVICE.
Priority given to those in target audience.