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.