Description: The module’s main objective is to improve the Boarding Team’s tactical awareness by understanding the intelligence demands required to support tactical planning of boarding operations.

Boarding Team members will receive an understanding of what information, regarding the environment, the Suspect Vessel’s crew and the Suspect vessel itself is required, in order to assist in devising a thorough operations plan. Furthermore, Boarding Party members will become familiar with the intelligence collection assets and capabilities that most ships possess or have access to. They will be exposed to a specific methodology of utilizing the chain of command in order to have access to all the information required for planning.


Objectives: Upon completion the Boarding Party will be better able to:

    1. List the available sources for intelligence info on MIO targets.
    2. Describe the critical Intelligence info requirements for MIO planning.

The duration of the module is 2 training hours.