VSOS will provide the security demanded when facing today’s threats.
Our highly experienced personnel operate worldwide and specialize in anti-piracy operations. All of our operatives are extensively trained in high-intensity military operations with exemplary military records. Our personnel are industry qualified with comprehensive knowledge of maritime regulations, including a Code of Conduct fully compliant with International Law. They are all qualified Ship Security Officers (SSO), and in Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW-95). ALL are certified seamen.
VSOS understands the necessity to custom-tailor services for our client’s particular needs. Our skillful analysts have the in-depth assessments to best advance your anti-piracy and maritime terrorism protection plans. From the first assessment to the arrival of our Task Forces, VSOS will provide the solution and ensure a safe voyage.
Task Force Equipment
Our Task Force Operators are equipped with the latest lethal / non-lethal weaponry and state of the art technology. All can be custom tailored to best apply to the threat level and flag-state regulations.
- Assault Rifles (fitted with modifications for optimal utilization at sea) (5.56mm)
– Surefire Flashlights
– Day Scopes and 3rd Generation Night Optics
– Long range lasers (for coordinating effective fire at night/non-lethal deterrent)
- Light Machine Guns (also modified for optimal utilization at sea) (5.56mm)
- Heavy Machine Guns (7.62mm)
- Sniper Rifles (.308 Winchester)
- Shotguns with lethal and non-lethal ammunition (12-gauge & bean-bag/pepper ball rounds)
- Bullet Proof Vests (provided for BRIDGE OFFICERS as well)
- Helmets and Eye Protection
- Mounted Helmet Cameras
- Night Vision Goggles (3rd Generation)
- Radios fitted with PTT mics and ear pieces
- Flare Launchers (sometimes non-lethal deterrent to piracy)
- Fully stocked First Aid Kit (Combat Medics are integrated into our Task Forces)
VSOS has a variety of surveillance systems (Day, Night, Thermal) and piracy deterrents (Dummies, Razor Wire) available for installation; we will find the right solution for your security needs.