NATO Research and Technology Organization (RTO)
OTAN Organisation pour la recherche et la technologie
1997, within the framework of C-XC3005 - NATO, replacing U-XE3129 - Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD). Reports to: NATO Military Committee; Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD). Ceased to exist when merged with NATO Undersea Research Centre to become J-AA2196 - NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO).
Act as a single focus in NATO for defence research and technology activities and develop and maintain a coordinated long-term strategy; sponsor joint studies and research projects; conduct and promote cooperative research and information exchange; coordinate research and technology programmes and activities between nations and within NATO as appropriate; ensure coordination and harmonization of programmes of work within the NATO research and technology community; support development and effective use of national defence research and technology to meet military needs, maintain a technological lead and provide advice to NATO and national decision-makers; ensure effective coordination with other NATO bodies involved in the field; provide advice on research and technology issues to senior NATO bodies.
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Research and Technology Board (RTB), including (ex officio) Directors of NATO C3 Agency (NC3A) and Allied Command Transformation. 'NATO Research and Technology Agency (RTA) -- Agence pour la recherche et la technologie', including: Operations and Coordination Division (OCD); Policy and Outreach Division (POD). Short-term technical teams for specific activities; panels/group of national representatives (7); networks of national experts; national coordinators. Headquarters in Neuilly-sur-Seine (France).
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