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NATO Rules of Engagement (ROE)

Conducted by COSEC


This course will provide a basic knowledge on NATO Rules of Engagement. To offer the interested course participant a general overview on the problematic of NATO’s ROE.


Level of Effort: 4 Hours
Language: English 2222 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: N/A
ETOC Code: N/A

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Learning Objectives

General Introduction: At the end of this lesson you will be able to recall the Definition of RoEs. Explaine their challenges and provide a summary of theory and bases of RoE.

MC 362: At the end of this lesson you will be able to describe function, terminology and process of RoE.

ROE in the Operational Planning Process: At the end of this lesson you will be able to explaine the internal process, ROE and other operational products and give samples.

Concluding Thoughts: At the end of this lesson you will be able to tell how RoE works.

Course Participants

Any interested NATO School Students.

Language Proficiency: English 2222 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-1 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-9


This course provides a basic introduction to rules of engagement and explaines RoE in the internal operational planning process.

Further Information

This online course is available on NATO eLearning server - JADL LMS.
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