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Last Date Updated21/Oct/2022 8:16
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineWeapons of Mass Destruction / CBRN Defence (WMD)
AreaArms Control (AC)
Depth of knowledge Level300 - Advance
NATO Course CertificationListed

Course CodeWMD-AC-3844
Course TitleOpen Skies Orientation Course
ETF Course CodeP5-60
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionThe aim of this course is to prepare students to organize: support, escort, or conduct an observation flight in accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies.
Course NotesFor further information (e.g. list of eligibility requirements) please refer to the full course description via the above given web link.

Learning Objectives1. Background and history of Open Skies: Given references, students will recall the historical background and the development of the Treaty on Open Skies (OS) in the context of NATO’s approach to conventional arms control and the confidence and security building measures (CSBM). 2. OS Implementation and Obligation: Referencing the treaty, students will be able to rewrite the basic implementations and obligations in preparing and conducting a mission in accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies. 3. OS Aircraft: Given references, students will explain the impact of selected aircraft and sensors as they relate to a planned mission in accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies. 4. Mission Preparation and Conduct: Given a scenario, students will prepare and conduct mission planning (active and passive) to include the use of IT-based mission planning tools in accordance with the Treaty on Open Skies. 5. The Future of OS: Given references, the students will summarize the meaning and the necessity for the evolution of the OS Treaty in accordance with knowledge gained during the course.
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Structure of the CourseResident (1 wk)

Active CourseYes
Course Active from01/Jan/2011
Course Deactivated on31/Dec/2027
Course Duration (in days)5.0

Training AudienceP: NATO and PfP Nations
ePrime Reference NumberACT.200

Tuition Fee per Student (Euro)550.00
Fees for Accommodation and Meals (Euro)0.00

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