The NATO SOF Air Mission Challenge is a training event, organized as an exercise. Two weeks of mission planning, briefing, and execution in a classroom environment with the use of a virtual SOCC/SOATG scenario and generic SOATU RW, FW, and ISR assets in a multinational environment. The event also provides the opportunity to train SOATG staff in SOATG Mission Planning Process and tactical C2. There are trainee positions for A2, A33, and A35.
Classes Offered Starting:Mon, Nov 29, 2021Mon, Aug 29, 2022CANCELLED Mon, Nov 28, 2022
The Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC) is designed to prepare special operations forces (SOF) airmen and designated support staff to operate as part of a functioning SOATG within a NATO environment. The course provides the student with an overview of the function and utility of an SOATG and will provide students with the knowledge and tools to plan, employ and integrate special air warfare focused on current and future operations, within a NATO SOF C2 structure.
Classes Offered Starting:Mon, Feb 07, 2022Mon, Jul 04, 2022Mon, Oct 03, 2022
The objective of the Special Operations Air Command (SOAC) Air Operations Centre (AOC) Course is to prepare students to perform as members of a NATO SOCC/SOAC future operations group (J35) and as a member of a SOCC joint operations centre (JOC) or SOAC AOC (J33).
Classes Offered Starting:Tue, Feb 08, 2022Tue, Oct 04, 2022
The SOAPC is designed to instruct NATO SOF air mission planners at the SOATU/SOATG level who will be assigned to coordinate fixed and/or rotary wing aviation in support of ground and/or maritime operation. The course will provide the students with the knowledge and mindset to plan and brief all phases of special air warfare operations. A combination of academics, vignettes en practical exercises will be used alongside an operational scenarion.
Classes Offered Starting:Tue, Mar 08, 2022Tue, May 17, 2022Tue, Jun 14, 2022Tue, Nov 29, 2022
The NATO SOF AMC Course prepares students to lead special air operations within the joint environment. Students will be able to apply the knowledge and procedures learned during the course to a range of operational scenarios; utilizing critical thinking, risk management analysis, problem-solving, decision-making and leadership to plan and conduct special air operations. The AMC Course also supports the wider education of future SOF Air leaders.
Classes Offered Starting:Mon, Mar 28, 2022Mon, Oct 24, 2022