Basic Tactical Operations Course

Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center
Initial Accreditation
November 2016

The BTOC instructs USCG Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST), Tactical Law Enforcement Team (TACLET), and Maritime Security Response Team (MSRT) personnel in advanced interdiction and counterterrorism skills such as advanced combat marksmanship, close qualifiers combat, and breaching.

The course consists of classroom instruction, small aims range training, and shoot house evolutions composed of advanced practical exercises (drills) at the small group level (six  and four man group) provided in an intensive eight week resident course.

Accreditation History

November 2016