Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction is an issue that is being examined by the NATO community and countries as an existing threat in the maritime environment. NMIOTC has created this course aiming to fulfill an operational requirement and most importantly to enhance personnel or unit’s readiness prior to deployment in maritime operations. This course provides a comprehensive approach covering issues related to countering WMD materials proliferation in the maritime environment.

General information pertinent to all “6000 series” modules

Class Size: Max: 24 and Min: 8.



1.  Language proficiency: Trainees must have the following standards of proficiency in English (as described/coded in 2009 STANAG 6001, Edition 3):

1/ Listening (Professional/3)

2/ Speaking (Functional/2)

3/ Reading (Professional/3)

4/ Writing (Functional/2)

(SLP 3232)

      2.  Computer skills: Basic skills in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) Operating System, as well as basic skills in word processing and Power Point Presentation.


NMIOTC provides: Classroom equipped with multimedia capabilities including interactive boards, lectures, presentations, inter net access, handouts, training ship, radiological detectors, simulated and live radiological sources, RHIB.


Course Duration: The course will occur over 5 working days (1 week).


Accreditation: The Course is accredited as “NATO Approved” and is open to NATO, Partnership for Peace (PfP), Mediterranean Dialogue (MD), Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) and Partners across the Globe (PatG) countries.

Target Audience for this course are officers and petty officers, Command team members (CO, XO, OPS, COMMS, etc.) and Boarding team members and equivalent civilian personnel who are involved in Maritime Security and Maritime Interdiction Operations, potentially related with WMD. Personnel from other Law Enforcement Authorities, Customs and other related Agencies, are also strongly encouraged to participate