Open Sources Intelligence Practitioner Course


The first iteration of the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Practitioners Course for 2023 took place in the Oberammergau NATO School in Germany. This course is classified as NATO SECRET, was a training event that lasted one week and took place between 09 and 13 of January 2023. Thirty students from various backgrounds provided a diverse training audience. C-IED COE personnel that participated had the opportunity to enhance its competencies in conducting OSINT collection within the framework of the NATO Intelligence Cycle, with hands-on practice throughout. It also benefited from the equipment, facilities and overall organization of the NATO School and enjoyed the opportunity to interact among other professionals of a similar high level of professionalism, expertise and application of best practices.