The graduates of the Navy Special Boat Service (SBS) Basic Operational Capability Course 16, conducted a simulation exercise demonstrating tactical skill sets acquired for conducting a diverse range of maritime and land-based operations.
The training, comprising physical conditioning, maritime warfare, and land warfare began with 44 trainees and concluded with 19 personnel- 10 Nigerians and nine Ghanaians.
Among the officers present at the event were SBS Commander Noel Madugu and Flag Officer Commanding Naval Training Command Lagos, Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Kamal.
The Navy SBS established in 2006 carries out different specialised maritime and land tasks, such as insertion and extraction for boat operations, riverine warfare, close quarter battle and Visit Board Search and Seize (VBSS) Operations at sea.
They have also been deployed in support of counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations in the Northeastern part of the country.
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