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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

If you wish to join a resident 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.

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

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 self-paced course is available on the NSO eLearning Platform.

Students selected for NSO resident or distributed learning courses via the allocation process will receive NSO eLearning Platform registration instructions sent to their official email address.