NATO standardization agreement

NATO standardization agreement

The record of an agreement among several or all the member nations to adopt like or similar military equipment, ammunition, supplies, and stores; and operational, logistic, and administrative procedures. National acceptance of a NATO allied publication issued by the Military Agency for Standardization may be recorded as a Standardization Agreement. Also called STANAG. See also standardization
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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A NATO standardization agreement provides a single standard to assist nations in increasing interoperability, but countries may implement this standard differently.
During the most recent Company A field rotation to Germany, the observer-coach trainer team suggested that a NATO standardization agreement be used to report obstacle construction to the leaders of an allied brigade.
The OSGCS is NATO Standardization Agreement 4586 compliant, which implies that it enables interoperability among international military forces by supporting the operation of numerous different unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) used by allied forces.
The SNR technology solution is in the process of being published as a NATO Standardization Agreement (STANAG) to allow nations to locally manufacture SNR communication products that would be fully interoperable throughout the coalition.
Annex C of NATO Standardization Agreement 1135, Interchangeability of Fuels, Lubricants, and Associated Products Used by the Armed Forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Nations, lists the petroleum products that are interchangeable among NATO forces.
The program managers' experience in developing NATO standardization agreements for working dogs allowed them the ability to assist the European Commission in developing a working-dog standardization agreement within the commission itself.
Current NATO Standardization Agreements of Responsibility for the Food and Water Safety and Veterinary Support Expert Panel.
Respondents from NATO and its allies agreed that the mechanisms for achieving interoperability are poorly understood and that one of the causes of insufficient interoperability was the nations' failure to implement agreed-on NATO standardization agreements (STANAGs).
* Familiarity with NATO Standardization Agreements (STANAGS) and allied engineer doctrine.

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