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NATO Movement and Transportation Course

Conducted by JPOD


Provide students with foundational knowledge of the principles of the NATO movement planning and execution process.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: LOG - Logistics
Area: LG - Logistics
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Advance
ePrime No.: ACT.365
ETOC Code: LOG-LG-3848

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M4-14-A-24 08 - 12 Apr 24 Contact POC
M4-14-B-24 08 - 12 Jul 24 Contact POC

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ADL courses can be accessed without the need for enrolment but students are required to register through the JADL portal using a military/government email address otherwise they will not be accepted.

Learning Objectives

Apply NATO Movement Strategy and Doctrine: Given a scenario, students will demonstrate how NATO movement strategy and doctrine fit into the NATO command structure and operational planning process during a controlled exercise in accordance with applicable directives.

Synthesize NATO Movement Planning and Operations: Given a scenario, students will demonstrate movement planning and operations in a controlled exercise in accordance with applicable directives and guidance.

Course Participants

The NATO Movement Course is primarily designed for movement personnel within the NATO PE and CE structure. However, the course will also be beneficial for (and open to) personnel in national movement assignments as well as within non-NATO bodies and related Ios and NGOs on a case by case basis.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-6 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-4


This one-week course is comprised of lectures and a syndicate exercise. Day 1 is combined with the M4-92 NATO Movement and Logistics Operational Planning Course and M4-94 NATO Logistics Course and is primarily focused on creating a baseline understanding of NATO Logistic fundamentals and the Joint Logistic Support Group (JLSG) within the strategic and operational environment. The Day 2 focus shifts to NATO movement structures, processes and doctrine, together with examination of logistic information systems tools and the role of specific NATO movement organisations including planning groups in civil emergency planning, a subject further expanded within the land, sea and air domains with a series of presentations on Day 3. A syndicate exercise is run during Day 4 in order to explore and practise movement planning fundamentals within a limited emergency relief scenario. Day 5 comprises a series of supplementary movement considerations, such as dangerous goods or lessons-learnt from a multinational perspective.

Further Information

Supported by subject matter experts, this course has the focus on NATO movement structures, processes and doctrine. The curriculum is comprised of multiple lectures and syndicate exercises to explore and practise movement planning fundamentals.