MILITARY ENGINEERING STRUCTURES WITHIN NATO COMMANDS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NEW DOCTRINAL PROVISIONS

Authors

  • Cristian Gabriel CÎRJĂU

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53477/2284-9378-21-43

Keywords:

NATO; ACO; ACT; SHAPE; JFC; LANDCOM; command-control; military engineering branch.

Abstract

According to the directives of the NATO Military Committee, ensuring the effective military engineering support required by the military engineering command and staff structures, as well as command-control (C2) arrangements at all levels. These C2 arrangements, the structural organization, and their general attributions are regulated in the new NATO Doctrine for Military Engineering, by which to recommend the implementation of the provisions in the organization of  NATO commands, as well as of the commands within the NATO national armies. In the following lines, I intend to make a short presentation of the organization of military engineering structures within NATO commands, from different hierarchical levels, under the new doctrinal provisions, also, references to cooperation relations and some clarifications with on their general responsibilities. As the new NATO doctrinal provisions on the military engineering branch are being implemented in the Romanian Army, proposals are to be made to the decision-makers, to modify the military engineering command structures in the Romanian Army, to be similar to those within the NATO commands.

 

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2022-01-10

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