The aim of this course is to provide students with foundational knowledge of NATO’s nuclear policy, its nuclear capabilities, and the associated political consultation process.
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NATO Nuclear Policy Strategic Context with Associated Issues and Challenges:
Given references, the student will explain Deterrence Theory within the context of NATO and current Nuclear proliferation challenges in accordance with NATO policies and posture.
National Nuclear Policies and Forces:
Given references, the student will describe NATO, US, UK, and French nuclear forces and polices in accordance with the NATO consultation processes.
NATO Planning, Consultation, and Nuclear Strike Operations:
Given references, the student will describe NATO surety processes, and STRIKE planning in accordance with NATO doctrine and policies.
Military officers (OF-3 through OF-6) or civilian equivalents assigned to undertake staffing positions that fulfil responsibilities associated with NATO nuclear policy.
||English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
||NCO: Not eligible
Officer: OF-3 thru OF-6
This one-week course is comprised of formal lectures with panel-led question and answer periods. There is one group syndicate exercise on NATO’s nuclear consultation for strike operations.