Education & Training

The JAPCC contributes expertise to a variety of NATO and national education and training entities. They include NATO School Oberammergau, national staff colleges and HQ/entities responsible for offering training. Coordination between COEs is crucial to provide the best possible functional support in the required areas of expertise. The JAPCC’s support to training is in response to individual requests or to longstanding agreements with training entities. The JAPCC itself does not conduct its own courses, but provides Subject Matter Experts that offer their specific expertise in areas that may not be available elsewhere.

Featured Publications

Future Approaches to Red Air Delivery in NATO Air Forces in 5th Generation Fighter Training

By Lt Col 
Rafael 
Ichaso 
Red Air is a significant part of the NATO fighters training. However, this function is increasingly tricky for NATO countries to carry out, especially individually, due to the associated costs and the lack of materiel [...]

Meeting the Needs of Future Warfare

The JAPCC’s Experience as a Provider of an Opposing Forces (OPFOR) Element for NATO Exercises
By Lt Col 
Ed 
Wijninga 
In the first two decades following the end of the Cold War, NATO and its member states focused their training and exercises on the immediate needs of the new and diverse demands of crisis management [...]

Transitioning NATO to an All-Domain Mindset

By Capt 
Daniel 
Cochran 
By Col 
Matthew 
Willis 
Joint All-Domain Operations (JADO) is a concept with the ambition of maximizing the effectiveness of all declared NATO forces through broadly focusing on two critical interoperability areas: obstacles between services and across the nations. The [...]

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