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NATO Defence Against Terrorism Course

Conducted by JPOD


To provide students an overview of the global and regional threats of terrorism, including its various forms, resources, means and tools as well as global, regional and national efforts in combating terrorism, and to explain the NATO Defense Terrorism Policy, Doctrine and Means.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3222 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: CTM - Counter Terrorism
Area: CT - Counter Terrorism
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: ACT.186
ETOC Code: CTM-CT-2839

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M5-66-A-24 11 - 15 Nov 24 Contact POC

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

Global, regional and domestic forms of terrorism: Given references, the student will describe and distinguish global, regional and domestic forms of terrorism, its different aims, strategies, tactics and means.

NATO counter terrorism policy, doctrine, concepts and capabilities: Given references, the student will describe NATO CT policy, doctrine, concepts and capabilities in concert with other international organizations

Regional and national approaches and efforts in combatting terrorism.: Given references, the student will explain and discuss regional and national approaches and efforts in combatting terrorism.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-2 through OF-5) and NCOs (OR-5 through OR-9), or civilian equivalents, who are assigned, or selected for assignment, to the NATO Command and Force Structures, PfP Headquarters or Agencies, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Security, or Foreign Affairs Department. Any subordinate military headquarters, units, or agenciesy of any NATO/ PfP/ MD/ ICI country which fulfills responsibilities in support of NATO will also be considered.

Language Proficiency: English 3222 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-5 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5


This one-week course is comprised of formal lectures (50-60 minutes) designed to provide students with a detailed understanding of the content being presented, followed by brief, moderated Q&A sessions. All available multimedia means are used in a balanced and constructive combination. Additionally, panel discussions will be held with the participating speakers.


You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules prior to attending the course.

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