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U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians assigned to Platoon 1-2-2, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1, Commander Task Group (CTG) 56.1, conduct cast, recovery and special purpose insertion and extraction training from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter Aug. 11, 2014, in the Persian Gulf.  CTG-56.1 conducts mine countermeasures, EOD, salvage-diving, and force protection operations throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Patrick Ratcliff, U.S. Navy/Released)

Barbaricum is a prime contractor on SWMS – B, a vehicle that provides SOCOM with agile and flexible education, training and management services. This includes vocational and technical training and the individual through staff levels, exercise planning and execution, strategic planning, capability and structure analysis, public relations and media analysis. SOCOM has developed an integrated series of capabilities to build and preserve the fighting strength of SOF warriors, expand their capabilities beyond fighting, and assure the well being of their families.

Task Orders for SWMS Group B fall into three distinct categories:

  • Education and Training
  • Management Support Services
  • Administrative & Other Services (non-SORDAC)

For more information on SWMS-B, please download the handout.