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N2-02

NATO Intelligence Course

Conducted by INTEL

Aim

The aim of this course is to give students a core foundational knowledge of NATO intelligence, regardless of the core competencies area (CCA) to which they are assigned.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3332 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Secret
Area: INT - Intelligence
Section: AS - All Source Intelligence
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Understand
ePrime No.: ACT.425
ETOC Code: INT-AS-2522

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
N2-02-C-17 04 - 08 Sep 17 17

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please refer to the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

NATO Intelligence Organization, Committees/ Working Groups and NATO Document Hierarchy: From memory, students will describe the NATO intelligence organization, hierarchy, and fundamentals of selected NATO intelligence committees and WGs, as well as the most important NATO intelligence, CI, and security policy documents and doctrines.

Direction Step of the Intelligence Cycle: From memory, the student will describe how the direction step of the intelligence cycle is conducted in NATO, including the supporting concepts, principles and procedures that are used, in accordance with references.

Collection Step of the Intelligence Cycle: From memory, the student will describe how the collection step of the intelligence cycle is conducted within NATO, including the doctrine, directives, capabilities, and limitations, staff officer positions in NCS, as well as experiences from exercises/operations, in accordance with the listed references.

Processing Step of the Intelligence Cycle: From memory, students will describe how the processing step of the intelligence cycle is conducted in NATO, including some key analyst tools as well as reasons and countermeasures for intelligence failure, in accordance with listed references.

Dissemination Step of the Intelligence Cycle: From memory, students will describe how the dissemination step of the intelligence cycle is conducted in NATO, including existing challenges, in accordance with listed references.

NATO Intelligence Networks, Supporting Systems and Transition Plans: From memory, students will describe NATO intelligence networks and support and supporting systems as well as plans for improvements, in accordance with references listed below.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-1 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-6 through OR-9) or civilian equivalents who are assigned to NATO PE/CE positions, work closely with intelligence, or national staff working on NATO intelligence issues.

Language Proficiency: English 3332 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5

Methodology

This one-week course is comprised of interactive lectures. The course starts with an introduction and overview of NATO intelligence, following the four steps in the NATO intelligence cycle. The last day of the course focuses on NATO current issues, deficiencies, and transition plans, including a VTC Q&A session with J2/SHAPE.

Further Information

This course will facilitate a holistic general understanding of most aspects of NATO Intelligence


e-Learning

This course contains pre-learning sessions available as ADL Modules through the ACT LMS.

ADL Modules

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