"Our ship routinely conducts maritime security operations with our highly-trained VBSS
team incorporating both on and off ship intelligence assets to help locate vessels.
Caption: The Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat remains the vessel of choice for international Special Forces conducting maritime COIN, VBSS
and interdiction operations, with the capability to insert a troop of operators onto a target at speed [c] NATO
Ashore, the participants will conduct hands-on training in damage control, navigation, tactical combat casualty care (TCCC), force protection and visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS
) techniques, the statement said.
The USS Winston Churchill allowed a visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS
) team from the PLAN frigate Yi Yang to conduct a sweep onboard the U.S.
The operations were conducted by Special Operating Forces using Special Force Boats, VBSS
Boats and Helicopters.
After arriving on scene, Hue City dispatched two rigid-hull inflatable boats, transporting the ship's hospital corpsman, and the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS
) team to assess the injured personnel.
During the Malabar maneuvers (in some years a purely bilateral arrangement between the United States and India, and in others a multilateral affair including Australia, Japan, and Singapore), the various navies involved "execute anti-submarine warfare, surface warfare, air defense, live-fire gunnery training, and visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS
) evolutions." (67) This cooperation has also included diving and salvage rescue exercises, the sixth completed in January 2011.
* Other operations included long-range insertions, non-combatant emergency evacuations, tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP), visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS
) and amphibious raids.
After observing no suspicious activity throughout the night, a VBSS
team from Leyte Gulf boarded and secured the vessel.
NEIC operators integrate with shipboard VBSS
teams, work with U.S.
When commands receive their allowance of Tactical Flotation Vests (VBSS
), they want to put them in service.
Joint training includes military-to-military engagements such as Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS
) tactical training, and civilian-to-civilian engagements such as operator and maintenance training for narcotics/explosive detection equipment.