Welcome

Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School is a Department of Navy schoolhouse operating under the United States Special Operations Command. NAVSCIATTS trains and educates Foreign Security Force and other international students on small craft strategy, operations, communications, weapons, maintenance and instructor development. More than 10,000 students from 100+ partner nations have graduated since 1963, with an average of 400 - 500 students graduating each year. Learn More

OPERATIONS BADGE

OPERATIONS

Operating across harbors, rivers, bays and coastal areas, NAVSCIATTS conducts all phases of small craft maritime security training required to defend high-value assets and critical maritime infrastructure.

MAINTENANCE BADGE

MAINTENANCE

Maintenance training provides a critical layer of technical expertise required to conduct small craft operations to include Outboard Motors, Diesel Engines and Technical Welding and Applied Repairs.

MILITARY EDUCATION BADGE

MILITARY EDUCATION

Professional Military Education is a core component of our commitment to the “Train-the-Trainer” model and helps foster an understanding of Rule of Law and Human Rights from a military perspective.

STRATEGIC LEVEL BADGE

STRATEGIC LEVEL

Our senior-level strategic training program specifically supports the design, implementation, and structuring - or potential restructuring - of Partner Nation small craft maritime combating terrorism forces.

ARRIVAL
Arrival
ARRIVAL

Offering world-class riverine and coastal training areas, NAVSCIATTS is located on the Mississippi coast 55 miles (72 kilometers) northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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FACILITIES
Facilities
FACILITIES

Students will be billeted at the NAVSCIATTS Bachelor’s Housing adjacent to the school’s primary training facility.

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STUDENT LIFE
Student Life
STUDENT LIFE

Because of the intensive nature of our training programs, students are asked to immerse themselves completely in the program curriculum and other programs events. Free time activities include both the Field Studies Program and the Student Welcome Program.

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GUEST INSTRUCTORS
Guest Speaker
GUEST INSTRUCTORS

Partner Nation Instructors (PNI) are Senior Enlisted (E7-E9) or Junior Officers (O2-O3) nominated by their own countries to serve one or two years at NAVSCIATTS as a guest instructor. PNI’s benefit from this opportunity both through gaining instructor training qualifications, leadership skill development and working with a highly professional team that trains Foreign Security Force students from around the world.

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updated: 4/10/2014 0930PST