To provide C-IED Staff Officers and Senior Staff Assistants, at Upper Tactical and Operational levels, with the knowledge and skills to facilitate, manage and lead the C-IED effort, by drawing together and coordinating the expertise and efforts of the other staff branches, and become the Commanders’ primary C-IED SME and operations advisor.
C-IED Staff Officers and senior Staff Assistants working in C-IED related positions within NATO.
The Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE) is an International Military Organization, multinationally manned and funded by contributions from 12 nations. Although it is accredited by NATO, a COE is not part of the NATO Command Structure (NCS), but forms part of the wider framework supporting NCS. It is established as a subsidiary body of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) in accordance with Article 9 of the North Atlantic Treaty and granted international status pursuant to Article 14 of the Paris Protocol.