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Last Date Updated21/Oct/2022 8:16
Training InstitutionNATO - School Oberammergau (NSO)
DisciplineIntelligence (INT)
AreaGeospatial Support (GE)
Depth of knowledge Level300 - Advance
NATO Course CertificationNATO Approved

Course CodeINT-GE-3549
Course TitleNATO Geospatial Orientation Course
ETF Course CodeM2-48
Delivery MethodResidential
Course DescriptionThe aim of this course is to prepare NATO Geospatial practitioners to implement the policies, concepts, principles and current practices related to geospatial support within NATO.
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. Explain NATO's Structures, organizational relationships and functions: Given references, students will describe the structure and functions of NATO and its command and forces structures. 2. Understand NATO's Geospatial and Supporting Organizations, Policies, and Procedures: Given references and working in teams, students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of NATO geospatial and supporting organizations' documentation, policies, and procedures. 3. Execute the process for providing geospatial support to NATO Operations and Exercises: Given references, students will describe, then execute the process to conduct geospatial support to NATO planning and operations with implications for both individual and collective training. 4. Explain geospatial reachback support to NATO operations: Given references, students will explicate the geospatial reachback support to operations from the perspective of the GISN concept, the NATO Intelligence Fusion Centre (NIFC), nations and national organizations, and NCIA operational support and provision of core GIS. 5. Identify Geospatial Support requirements in an Exercise setting: Given references, students will incorporate the contents of LO1-5 into products identifying the geospatial support requirements (including METOC and IMINT collaboration) through the NATO operational planning framework timelines. 6. Explain NATO Capability Development: Given references, explain the current issues, transformation and capability developments surrounding the NATO geospatial community.
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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 AudienceM: NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and other nations as approved
ePrime Reference NumberACT.183

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

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