How long is combat controller training?

How long is combat controller training?

thirteen weeks
The CCT School is thirteen weeks long and it provides the final Combat Controller qualifications. The training includes physical training, small unit tactics, land navigation, communications, assault zones, demolitions, fire support and field operations including parachuting.

How do I prepare for combat controller training?


  1. Swim 25 meters underwater.
  2. Swim 500 meters (breaststroke, sidestroke and freestyle)
  3. Run 1.5 miles.
  4. Pull-ups in one minute.
  5. Sit-ups in two minutes.
  6. Push-ups in two minutes.

Are Combat Controllers special forces?

Air Force Special Operations Command’s combat controllers are battlefield Airmen assigned to special tactics squadrons. They are trained special operations forces and certified FAA air traffic controllers.

What Asvab score do you need to be a CCT?

ASVAB score: Mechanical: 55. General: 55. Strength Aptitude Code: K (demonstrate weight lift of 70lbs).

What is the CCT pipeline?

The Combat Controller Training Pipeline Basic Military Training – 8.5 weeks of training. The goal of Prep is to rebuild the Airmen for a more challenging training program in the Air Force Special Operations Command. CCT Selection is a two-week-long Combat Control Selection Course at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

How often do CCT deploy?

CCTs will deploy any number of times. There are some guys that have deployed once a year for at least 6 months since this war began. CCTs are in high demand and there will always be a mission for them. Deployments can wear on families though, and like many SOF career fields, divorce rates can be high.

What are Tier 2 special forces?

US special-operations units can be divided into unofficial tiers. Delta Force and SEAL Team 6 would be at the top (Tier 1), followed by the 75th Ranger Regiment, Night Stalkers, MARSOC, and SEAL and Boat Teams (Tier 2), and then the Special Forces Groups (Tier 3).

What tier is Air Force pjs?

skills, PJ’s are lethal special operators in their own right, and are either attached to Tier-1 units, or are deployed to rescue all downed U.S. assets (CAG, DEVGRU, SEALs, Rangers, SF, MARSOC, et al) and downed Allied assets in both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations.

What guns do combat controllers use?

They use the M4 (frequently suppressed), the MP5SD and other variants, the MK 12 (also frequently suppressed), the M9, M11, the M870…pretty much the weapons and other high speed furniture the other SOF elements use (if not the heavier stuff with any frequency) and they also undergo fusion training.