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Materiel, Information Technology and In-Service Support Section

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This section advises the Permanent Representative and represents the German Government in matters of materiel, IT and in-service support. 

This section advises the Permanent Representative and represents the German Government in matters of materiel, IT and in-service support in the Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD) and on the Consultation, Command and Control Board (C3B). 

The primary role of the CNAD and the C3B is to advance IT and materiel-related cooperation among the NATO member countries and, in some areas, with partner countries. 

Areas of work include, inter alia, multinational and NATO-funded cooperation projects such as Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS), Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR) and missile defesnce as well as the implementation of NATO initiatives like Smart Defence , the Connected Forces Initiative (CFI) and the Framework Nations Concept. 

In addition, this section serves as a main point of contact for the German military technology industry and its associations.

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