Vehicle Ambush Countermeasures Training Program (VACTP)Up one level
The Vehicle Ambush Countermeasures Training Program (VACTP) presents experienced drivers with some practical alternatives for the protection of their principles against vehicle ambushes and assassination attempts while in transit. Through various instructional methodologies including lectures, discussions, and practical exercises, students will discover principles and techniques for deciding the appropriate countermeasures required during vehicle ambushes. In addition, students are updated on current assassination attempts and applicable information regarding actual incidents.
- Vehicle Motorcade Tactics
- Advanced Vehicle Handling Skills/ Vehicle Dynamics
- Advanced Technical Driving
- Multi-Vehicle Precision Driving
- Precision Immobilization Technique ( PIT )
- High Center Of Gravity ( SUV's ) Training
- Vehicle Ambush and Assassination Studies
- Vehicle Ambush Scenarios
- Vehicle Ambush Countermeasures
The lead instructors for the VACTP are current and former law enforcement officers and military veterans with extensive protective, investigative, and police experience from agencies such as: U.S. Park Police, U.S. Secret Service, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, numerous state and local agencies, and all branches of the military. These instructors are experts on the techniques used to identify, avoid, and repel vehicle attacks and assassination attempts. Instructors attend numerous advanced training courses from government and civilian sources and continually review contemporary case studies to hone the program content.
Prerequisites for Attendance
Students must have graduated from a recognized law enforcement driver training program/academy prior to applying for the Vehicle Ambush Countermeasures Training Program (VACTP).
To contact the program coordinator please call:
Phone: 912-267-3235 or 912-267-2334
What clothes or equipment should I bring to the program?
Casual attire is recommended to be worn during this program. Bring appropriate clothes for the climatic time of the year.
If you plan to use the gym or weight room facilities while at the FLETC you need only bring appropriate sport shoes. Gym clothes are provided.
All classroom materials will be furnished by the Center. The following items should be considered for outdoor use:
What climatic conditions should I expect?
The climate at the FLETC is relatively mild year-round with a mean temperature of 68 degrees. Temperatures may reach the mid 90's during the summer months, and down to the 20's in the winter months (January and February). Humidity is high year-round.
- VACTP / Glynco, GA -- Jan 13, 2014 to Jan 17, 2014
- VACTP / Glynco, GA -- Jun 09, 2014 to Jun 13, 2014
- VACTP / Glynco, GA -- Aug 25, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014