NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG)

The NIAG, formed in 1968, is a high-level consultative and advisory group of senior industrialists of NATO member countries acting under the Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD), the principal forum in NATO for Armaments Cooperation.


  •  A forum of free exchange of views on industrial, technical, and economic management of research, development and production of armaments equipment within the Alliance.
  •  Industry’s advice to the CNAD on fostering government-to-industry and industry-to-industry armaments cooperation.
  •  Optional use of NIAG resources to assist CNAD armaments groups in exploring opportunities for international collaboration, and ways to satisfy NATO military requirements.

Upcoming Opportunities 

A NIAG Exploratory Group meeting is called for Friday 3 May, at NATO Headquarters, starting at 0930, to address Joint Air Power Strategy Implementation - Interoperability Considerations with relevance to air power and to seek industries best advice on improving interoperability on current capabilities and to seek proposals for including interoperability by design in future capabilities.  Please adivse Mr. Dana Beyeler at of your interest in participating no later than 26 April 2019.

General Information Package
Calling Notice/Agenda

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