MAST has completed public-private projects that have been sensitively managed and used to support the organisations strategic aspirations and defence industry planning and procurement policies. Whether helping to support or indeed influencing strategic direction, our coaching and mentoring programmes help set out and achieve objectives, including relevant business priorities.

MAST also provides knowledge transfer of skills to governments on behalf of defence contractors in the form of offset training delivery, formulated and arranged between consumer governments and their defence suppliers.

Government training and defence offsets include:

Coastguard training

  • Boat handling and navigation
  • Boarding techniques
  • Search techniques and preservation of evidence
  • Language training
  • Firearms training and application of international Rules for the Use of Force (RUF)
  • Tactical questioning
  • Safe handling, transportation and destruction of time expired pyrotechnics

Underwater force protection

  • Underwater diver search and insertion techniques
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and IED-D techniques – accredited by the UK Institute of Explosive Engineers (IExpE)
  • Information Management (IM) systems
  • Diver and medical emergencies
  • Basic underwater engineering and preventative maintenance

Ammunition safety management

  • Licensing, International Ammunition Technical Guidelines (IATG) and explosive legislation
  • Safe storage, transportation and IATG safety management
  • Method Statements and Risk Assessment
  • Stockpile destruction, disposal and Free From Explosive (FFE) certification