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Friday, December 9, 2022

Ghana Special Boat Squadron graduates first batch of operators trained in-country | Military Africa

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The first group of operators trained in Ghana by the Special Boat Squadron (SBS), an elite special operations squad, has graduated.

Out of a class of 25, only eight new special boat operators successfully completed the demanding six-month course and received the special forces insignia.They received their training at the Naval Training Command at Nutekpor two years earlier.The country’s SBS 5-year Development Plan, which was developed in collaboration with the US and the Danish Special Warfare Group known as the Frogman Corps, places a significant emphasis on domestic training capacity building. The country’s SBS 5-year Development Plan, which was developed in collaboration with the US and the Danish Special Warfare Group known as the Frogman Corps, places a significant emphasis on domestic training capacity building.According to the Ghana Peace Journal, Chief of Army Staff Maj. Gen. Thomas Oppong-Peprah commended the SBS as “quiet professionals” and stated they are among the most adaptable and practical assets in the nation’s national security toolkit. The Ghana SBS, which was established in 2016, frequently collaborates with conventional Army or Navy forces. Potential squadron members are volunteers from the Ghana Navy who are screened and shortlisted to attempt the training, according to Lt. Cmdr. Seth Dzakpasu, commander of the SBS.

Source:https://www.military.africa/2022/10/ghana-special-boat-squadron-graduates-first-batch-operators-trained-in-country/



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