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Re: RCN - Advanced Naval Boarding Party
« Reply #175 on: September 26, 2015, 11:53:49 »
Belatedly spotted this:More from the Info-machine here.

5 years ago I would have dropped everything to do this.  Very nice article and informative, both of them.

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Re: RCN - Advanced Naval Boarding Party
« Reply #176 on: October 09, 2015, 12:54:10 »
Some good photos of the Enhanced Naval Boarding Party taking part in an exercise during OP REASSURANCE:

The most recent photos added to this DND album:  http://www.forcesimages.ca/default.aspx?aid=3305

And for those on Facebook, the same photos are at the end (bottom) of this album:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1005608919473116.1073741895.112082765492407&type=3

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Re: RCN - Advanced Naval Boarding Party
« Reply #177 on: October 09, 2015, 13:33:18 »
Excellent photos!  Very nice to see the RCN building this capability :salute:

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Re: RCN - Advanced Naval Boarding Party
« Reply #178 on: October 09, 2015, 13:39:29 »
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I chuckled a little bit that they have MAKO patches, being an expeditionary security detachment of a ship...like the Enterprise.

http://en.memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/MACO_uniform_and_equipment

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Re: RCN - Advanced Naval Boarding Party
« Reply #179 on: October 10, 2015, 04:54:15 »
[Star Trek geek]

I chuckled a little bit that they have MAKO patches, being an expeditionary security detachment of a ship...like the Enterprise.

http://en.memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/MACO_uniform_and_equipment

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Re: RCN - Advanced Naval Boarding Party
« Reply #180 on: October 10, 2015, 09:15:59 »
Thank you for this, I shall use it to good effect on them... This is going to be a good day.

Do I detect a very interesting "wakey-wakey" pipe, in the not too distant future?  ;)

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Re: All Things Naval Boarding Party (training, badges, etc. - merged)
« Reply #181 on: December 09, 2015, 06:27:09 »
The latest from the RCN Info-machine:
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Sailors in the new Enhanced Naval Boarding Party (ENBP) program had one final test to complete before graduating October 29, 2015. In order to receive their Maritime Technical Operator Course certificate, each of the eight graduates was required to secure Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, B.C., Dockyard’s Alpha Jetty. After arriving from their Albert Head training facility aboard rigid-hulled inflatable boats, the team, dressed in full fighting order, scaled the side of the dock, fanned out, did a comprehensive sweep, and then gave the all clear sign.

Afterwards was the graduation ceremony. “You are the sharp end of the spear as it pertains to boarding capabilities,” said Captain (Navy) David Mazur of Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters. “The momentum surrounding the program is going to build in the next few years, and you are all in on the ground floor of this new program.”

The first class of 13 ENBP recruits graduated in April 2015. The graduation of this second group further advances the first phase of the Future Naval Boarding Party Capability Development outlined in the Royal Canadian Navy’s executive plan. The plan is to produce a pool of 70 to 100 ENBP graduates over the next few years.

“They are specialists, not generalists, and require an increasingly complex and high level of training to be qualified to do this job. They are better trained to deal with uncertain or chaotic situations that they may deal with in their deployments,” said Lieutenant-Commander Wilfred Lund, Officer Commanding the Maritime Tactical Operations Group (MTOG).

Graduates underwent advanced tactical training over 14 weeks that included hand-to-hand combat, improvised explosive device identification, close quarters battle, tactical shooting and advanced medical training ....
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Re: All Things Naval Boarding Party (training, badges, etc. - merged)
« Reply #182 on: December 09, 2015, 06:52:32 »
The latest from the RCN Info-machine:Info-machine photo attached.

With the whole OPSEC thing about not naming folks being/going to be deployed, why would the Info-Machine put the full names of the interviewed graduates?
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Re: All Things Naval Boarding Party (training, badges, etc. - merged)
« Reply #183 on: May 31, 2016, 03:50:18 »
Applying for MARS in the fall, hoping to try out for the ENBP in 4-5 years from now when im fully qualified! looks exciting.

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MTOG - Enhanced NBP (Difference?)
« Reply #184 on: July 24, 2017, 15:43:51 »
Is Maritime Tactical Operations Group the same as Enhanced Naval Boarding Party?  If not, what are the differences? :-\

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Re: MTOG - Enhanced NBP (Difference?)
« Reply #185 on: July 24, 2017, 16:14:05 »
Is Maritime Tactical Operations Group the same as Enhanced Naval Boarding Party? 

Some discussion of MTOG in, "All Things Naval Boarding Party (training, badges, etc. - merged)"

In recent years, the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has been a little behind the times, but lately they have really been pushing to up their game. Since their recent discipline issues and ships malfunctioning at sea, the RCN has buckled down and begun upgrading their capabilities. Recent press releases have officially announced the awarding of contracts for upgrading the current RCN fleet, replacing the Sea King helicopters, acquiring amphibious assault vessels, and building the new joint-support ship. The RCN also announced in early 2014 the creation of the Maritime Tactical Operations Group (MTOG), which could bring about a huge increase in their boarding parties’ tactical capabilities.

The Canadian Navy’s standard boarding parties have proven their worth in the past. Of note, the HMCS Toronto made a record drug bust of 280 kg of heroin during interdiction operations in the Indian Ocean in January of 2014. During the operation, the HMCS Toronto was part of an international task force that recovered a total of 538 kg of heroin. The Navy boarding parties were effective at conducting searches and detaining prisoners. The new MTOG boarding parties are trained to maintain those skills while expanding their abilities to react to threats. The purpose of the MTOG position is to “increase agility, flexibility, and tactical expertise to confront and deter a variety of threats in high-risk operational environments.”[1] This training includes increased weapons and CQB training, and advanced IED/EOD training.

The MTOG is designed to increase the capabilities of RCN boarding parties and “to fill the gap between what our special forces can do and what we need to do on our own as a navy.”[2] The MTOG selection phase is a grueling five days during which candidates are “put through a rigorous physical and mental selection process.”[3] If a candidate is successful during MTOG selection, they will then be invited to attempt the Maritime Tactical Operators Course (MTOC). The MTOG’s first operator selection phase occurred in early 2014, followed by MTOC. The first MTOC class graduated in March of 2015 and resulted in 13 operators being qualified and forming the Enhanced Naval Boarding Party (ENBP) Team 1 ....
https://army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,16991.msg1391300.html#msg1391300

Sailors in the new Enhanced Naval Boarding Party (ENBP) program had one final test to complete before graduating October 29, 2015. In order to receive their Maritime Technical Operator Course certificate, each of the eight graduates was required to secure Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, B.C., Dockyard’s Alpha Jetty. After arriving from their Albert Head training facility aboard rigid-hulled inflatable boats, the team, dressed in full fighting order, scaled the side of the dock, fanned out, did a comprehensive sweep, and then gave the all clear sign.

Afterwards was the graduation ceremony. “You are the sharp end of the spear as it pertains to boarding capabilities,” said Captain (Navy) David Mazur of Maritime Forces Pacific Headquarters. “The momentum surrounding the program is going to build in the next few years, and you are all in on the ground floor of this new program.”

The first class of 13 ENBP recruits graduated in April 2015. The graduation of this second group further advances the first phase of the Future Naval Boarding Party Capability Development outlined in the Royal Canadian Navy’s executive plan. The plan is to produce a pool of 70 to 100 ENBP graduates over the next few years.

“They are specialists, not generalists, and require an increasingly complex and high level of training to be qualified to do this job. They are better trained to deal with uncertain or chaotic situations that they may deal with in their deployments,” said Lieutenant-Commander Wilfred Lund, Officer Commanding the Maritime Tactical Operations Group (MTOG).

Graduates underwent advanced tactical training over 14 weeks that included hand-to-hand combat, improvised explosive device identification, close quarters battle, tactical shooting and advanced medical training ....
http://army.ca/forums/index.php/topic,16991.msg1405809.html#msg1405809

Royal Canadian Navy Introduces New Tactical Operator Position
https://sofrep.com/42945/royal-canadian-navy-introduces-new-tactical-operator-position/

After three months of intensive round-the-clock training, the first Maritime Tactical Operator Course (MTOC) graduated on March 26, 2015, and will go on to form Enhanced Naval Boarding Party (ENBP) Team 1.
http://www.navy-marine.forces.gc.ca/en/news-operations/news-view.page?doc=enhanced-naval-boarding-party-ready-for-deployment/i7ynwpwo

Enhanced training creates second group of elite Naval Boarding Party specialists
http://www.navy-marine.forces.gc.ca/en/news-operations/news-view.page?doc=enhanced-training-creates-second-group-of-elite-naval-boarding-party-specialists/ihraeqli
Sailors in the new Enhanced Naval Boarding Party (ENBP) program had one final test to complete before graduating October 29, 2015. In order to receive their Maritime Technical Operator Course certificate

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Re: All Things Naval Boarding Party (training, badges, etc. - merged)
« Reply #186 on: July 24, 2017, 18:56:32 »
Other than hard work and determination is there anything I could do to increase my chances of getting chosen to join NBP?  ::)

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Re: All Things Naval Boarding Party (training, badges, etc. - merged)
« Reply #187 on: July 24, 2017, 19:03:15 »
Yep, you can pass your medical, accept an offer, pass basic training, pass NETP and pass your QL3. Those things will really give you a leg up.
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