Surveillance Detection


The Basic Surveillance Course provides classroom instruction and practical field exercises to ensure that students gain a full grasp and understanding of surveillance as it applies specifically to their missions. Surveillance training will take place in conditions made as realistic as possible.

After the basic surveillance course briefing and classroom training the students will have a chance to see how well they can prove themselves in a training mission that will induce some minor stress. The setting is a rural surveillance course but may change in the course of the mission. The army reconnaissance and surveillance leaders course and counterintelligence surveillance course are both very much in step with the techniques used in this course. Students will learn how to follow a vehicle using proper distance or other cars for cover. Surveillance on foot and also having students taking close pictures without getting “burned” or discovered by the target actor. During this process students will use technology to assist in their mission and will also learn the communications methods of the surveillance course.


This surveillance detection course is designed to instruct the individual or team in the techniques and procedures for, whether hostile surveillance detection or passive. Surveillance detection exercises are designed to train students to recognize the types and patterns of foreign surveillance teams as they occur in the real world, under realistic conditions. Using a combination of classroom instruction and practical exercises, the class can be adapted time‐wise to fit the group’s specifications and requirements. Counter surveillance detection instructs students on the various ways to detect surveillance and what to do once it is confirmed.

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