The Protection (PROT) Department supports the Alliance through military education and individual training at the operational level to prevent, protect, and recovery of Allies’ population, territory, and forces from CBRN/WMD events in addition to environmental and force protection threats during crisis response operations by offering courses in four subject areas. Courses in these areas support ACT requirements, SACEUR´s priorities and NATO Operations:
- CBRN Defence focus is on full spectrum of non-proliferation activities, policy and planning to instruction in manual and automated warning and reporting procedures;
- Nuclear Policy, Surety Management, & Operations instruction is the Alliance’s credible nuclear deterrent posture in areas of political and military policy, stockpile surety management processes, and crisis response operations;
- Force Protection is to understand the concepts, requirements, and ACO Tactical Evaluation criterion in a combined and joint operational context to minimize the vulnerability of personnel, facilities, material, operations, and activities from threats and hazards;
- Environmental protection is to comprehend the integration of environmental laws and regulations with operational level planning during NATO-led military activities in order to assess and mitigate environmental risks.
View all PROT courses prefiltered in the online course catalogue