Allen-Vanguard to train Azerbaijan Navy EOD Unit
Allen-Vanguard International will provide EOD/IEDD, Diving and Instructor Training to the Azerbaijan Navy EOD Unit (AZE Unit) under a new contract awarded by NSWC-Indian Head.
The training will consist of two, twenty week courses covering academic instruction and training to students of the AZE Unit. In total, six courses with 25-35 students per course will be run, with courses to include: Basic EOD, Advanced EOD, Basic Instructor, Advanced Instructor, Command, Control and Planning and Combat Diver.
Each 20 week instruction and training will end with an EOD Certification for each student who successfully completes all requirements. The training will be conducted in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Joe Szymczak, executive vice-president, Allen-Vanguard International, said: ‘Our experts have front-line experience in combat theatres, law enforcement and intelligence communities to ensure customers receive the analysis, advice, training and support necessary to foresee and prevent current and emerging threats. These services are delivered at the strategic, operational and tactical levels at a wide array of customers worldwide.’
In addition to advanced skills in EOD and IEDD, the instructors/ trainers have experience in Anti-terrorism/Force Protection, Naval Special Operations, Diving, Mine Warfare, Small Unit Tactics, Riverinecraft, CBRN Search and Mitigation, Homemade Explosives, ECM and CIED Staff Planning. Allen-Vanguard International's Training and related services are developed and delivered through its Counter-Threat Solutions team of senior subject matter experts.
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