International Training


VSS also offers international military education and training to DOD/DOS‐approved allied countries on all of the subjects listed in our course offerings. Approved export licenses are required from the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls before we can provide training for non‐U.S. personnel. We have provided quality instruction to numerous foreign militaries.

Foreign Military Assistance programs provide a wide variety of training contacts for VSS. The International Military Education and Training program assists the United States role as a provider of allied military training. Training in programs such as anti-terrorism, and counter narcotics assistance, and others are programs where VSS is able to provide training. The training of surrogate forces is possible with approved clearances from the United States Government. As the Foreign Military Sales program assists allied militaries in being able to acquire better military equipment, the allied military training requirements continue to be present. VSS can offer any of the courses listed here on this website provided that there is compliance with the following statement. Depending on the course, non‐U.S. based customers will require approval from the U.S. State Department and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls for approval via an export license. As there are a great variety of international training courses from VSS, there is the opportunity to teach classes concurrently, and be able to stay at the same international location to do so.

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