Title
Formatted Messages for Air Profile
Description
The Formatted Messages Profile for Air provides the standard for formatted messages that are typically used in Air operations in support of the air processesAir TaskingandAirspace Control. These formatted messages may be used as payload/attachment in combination with various transport mechanisms.

Reference document

Org
FMN
Pubnum
Date
2023-10-16
Version
Title
FMN Spiral 5 Specification

Taxonomy

Standards

Obligation: MANDATORY, Lifecycle: CURRENT

NATO message text consists of standardized messages that are both man- and machine-readable, constructed in accordance with ADatP-3 and maintained in a catalogue. In this case legacy versions of these Message Text Formats (MTFs) from Baseline 11, specified in APP-4/8/9 are still used by Affiliates as is the case for the ATO and ACO during the Spiral 5 Preferred phase. PurposeMTF messages may be used To convey operational instructions or intentions.To pass operational information to tactical commanders.To pass operational information between component commanders and subordinate units.To report operational information between commanders and from subordinate to higher formations.To notify organizations of impending and actual operations of units engaged in multiple forms of warfare. Method of UseDetailed instructions of the structures and method of completion for the messages from ADatP-3 Baseline 11 are contained in APP-4/8/9 . Commanders should be cognizant of the relevant Allied publications to be consulted for direction on content to be included.

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URI

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2023-12-01 15-023 15
UUID
d86967a4-598f-4317-91f2-656a67555c8c

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