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NATO Joint Intermediate Target Development Course

Conducted by JTIC


Provide NATO Targeteers with the necessary knowledge and individual skills to develop and database any target type in the JTS database, according to NATO standards as described in Allied Joint Publication 3.9, ACO Directive 80-70 and USA Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction 3370.01.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Secret
Discipline: JTG - Joint Targeting
Area: JT - Joint Targeting
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Advance
ePrime No.: ACT.560
ETOC Code: JTG-JT-31755

Admin note

Please note that N3-139-B-21 will be delivered as a Virtual/On Line course requiring access to NS VTC and nominated Proctor

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N3-139-B-21 01 - 12 Mar 21 (DL) Contact POC
N3-139-C-21 03 - 07 May 21 Contact POC
N3-139-D-21 14 - 18 Jun 21 Contact POC
N3-139-E-21 30 Aug 21 - 03 Sep 21 Selection
N3-139-F-21 11 - 15 Oct 21 Contact POC
N3-139-G-21 22 - 26 Nov 21 Contact POC

If you wish to join a course you may have your agency POC send a seat request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

Target Development: Given references, students will define target development in accordance with CJCSI 3370.01, AJP 3.9, and AD 80-70.

NATO Target Sets: Given references, students will describe specific target development characteristics associated with NATO Target Sets in accordance with CJCSI 3370.01, AJP 3.9, and AD 80-70.

Target Development Research & Resources: Given examples, students will describe the available references and resources for target intelligence in NATO in accordance with CJCSI 3370.01, AJP 3.9, and AD 80-70.

IDB Search and Retrieval & Production: Given references and 5 notional targets, students will develop and enter targets into the database (JTS) according to the standards discussed in accordance with CJCSI 3370.01, AJP 3.9, and AD 80-70.

Develop and Database Targets: Given a scenario, students will prepare electronic target folders for 5 notional targets, in accordance with CJCSI 3370.01, AJP 3.9, and AD 80-70.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-2 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-5 through OR-9), or civilian equivalents, assigned to a position which fulfils responsibilities in support of NATO targeting.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-3 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5

Prerequisite Courses

Code Name
N3-17 NATO Joint Targeting Staff (NJTS) Course


This one-week course is comprised of interactive lectures, briefings, and moderated Q&A sessions, followed by practical exercises and tests. Students must achieve at least an 80% on all exercises and tests.

Further Information

This course is offered both as a resident course and/or a Mobile Education Training Team (METT).
This one week course is open to ranks OR3 - OF5 from NATO nations, Australia, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, and Sweden. Students must possess valid a NS clearance in order to attend.
The course is comprised of a doctrinal portion and hands-on application portion; both require an 80% pass mark for for successful course completion.