Reference document

Org
NATO
Pubnum
ADatP-36 Ed A Ver 2
Date
2021-09-01
Version
Title
Friendly Force Tracking Systems (FFTS) Interoperability

Applicability

In any national, multinational, coalition and NATO operation, all authoritative commanders require situational awareness about the precise disposition of all friendly forces at all times with the highest possible accuracy. This document outlines the basic technical and operational principles for using FFTS in an environment, where differing FFTS and FFTS-capable C2 Systems operate together by means of exchanging Friendly Force Information (FFI) messages listed in the NATO Message Catalogue (APP-11) [Ref 14]. It also provides the technical standard for exchanging FFI messages. The detailed FFI-message text format (MTF) is contained in the most recently ratified version of APP-11. In addition to the message format, this document defines mapping details for allowing data transfer between differing standards (i.e., FFI MTF to NFFI).

This standard does not cover the system-specific protocols that connect Friendly Force Tracking Terminals with their connected Gateways.

Responsible Party

Name
C3B CaP2 Friendly Force Tracking Capability Team

Status

URI
https://nso.nato.int/protected/nsdd/main/standards/ap-details/3216/EN

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2022-05-06 14.032 15.0
UUID
5f7c6596-3bb9-49b2-a567-af5398cbc6b1

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: