ATNOCAttack the network Operational Course ATNOC 21.2

Attack the Network Operational Course (ATNOC) 21.2. The C-IED COE conducted in its premises another iteration of the ATNOC in the period of 18-29 Oct 2021 with 18 students from 8 nations. Supported by external C-IED Subject Matter Experts from U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) and the DEU Mountain Troops, the C-IED COE could also count again on the support of the ESP Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC, MCOE) and Communications Division of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps (CommsDiv, NRDC, ESP). The ATNOC provides NATO Staff Officers/Senior Staff Assistants from C-IED/Intel/Ops/Plans or other Counter terrorism related disciplines, from tactical and operational level commands as well as personnel of Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies with AtN related Situational Awareness. Emphasis concentrates on knowledge and skills to integrate and facilitate the comprehensive AtN approach across other HQ processes and disciplines (e.g. NATO OLPP, intelligence, targeting and exploitation processes) in order to recommend lethal and non-lethal ways to engage all networks (threat, neutral and friendly) and to assess on the engagement effects.

CSOCC-IED Staff Officer Course 21.3

The first national CZE WIT Course took place between 18 October and 5 November in Bechyne, Czech Republic. The course had the support from C-IED CoE WIT Course Director and SMEs on the practical phase from 1-5 November 2021. The C-IED CoE SMEs mentoring the students through all the exercises battle rhythm focusing on the tactical assessments and the standardization of NATO WIT procedures. The course was hosted by the Technical Information Support Center from the 15th Engineer Regiment with a class composed by 12 students from EOD, MP and SF background.

 

CSOCC-IED Staff Officer Course 21.3

From 13-17 September, the C-IED Staff Officers Course (CSOC) 21.3 was conducted in the C-IED COE in Madrid. With twenty-two participants from BEL, CAN, CZE, ESP, GBR, GRC, NLD, TUR and also JFCN, from services of Navy, Marines, Air Force, Law Enforcement and Army as well, there was a lot of differrent experience in the class. This allowed the students to have good discussions, establishing a very active and interactive picture of the audience throughout the whole course, especially during the practical excercises.

 

CSOCC-IED Staff Officer Course 21.1

From 28 June – 2 July the C-IED Staff Officers Course (CSOC) 21.2 was conducted in the C-IED COE in Madrid. With nineteen participants from CAN, CZE, DNK, ESP, FRA, GRC, HUN, ITA, NLD, NOR, SWE, from services of Navy, Marines, Air Force and Army as well, there was a lot of differrent experience in the class. This allowed the students to have good discussions, establishing a very active and interactive picture of the audience throughout the whole course, especially during the practical excercises.

 

DomexDomex Course 21.1

The first iteration of the DOMEX Collection and Processing in Support to Attack the Networks Course in 2021 (iteration 21.1) took place from 7 to 18 June 2021, at the C-IED CoE premises (Hoyo de Manzanares) and the “San Marcial Division” Headquarters (Burgos), in Spain. The two-weeks course covered overall DOMEX disciplines, including DOCEX, MEDEX and CELLEX, as well as UAV exploitation procedures, by lectures focused on scene analysis, forensics and collection, and processing of information gathered from items

The second week of the course faced practical scenarios where the instructors helped students developing the skills needed as DOMEX specialists. Students run through different scenarios simulating a complete incident environment, starting with receiving the task, being deployed to incident site, conducting the scene investigation, processing the items collected and finalizing with a basic analysis to understand the complete process. The support received by the “San Marcial Division” HQ, Spanish SOF Command, PIAM, USAREUR-AF and Spanish National Police have being highly appreciated and added value to fulfill the training requirements providing to the students skills in a high operational environment. The program allows to develop national capabilities filling the existing training gaps across the NATO countries and its partners.

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