Chapter 14: Movement and Transportation
Movement and Transportation Structure
1410. The Movement and Transportation structure must
be capable of responding flexibly to Article 5 and non- Article
5 operations and should make best use of the NATO and
national organizations. For the purpose of efficiency and
simplicity, management of movements is always executed by the
highest practical level as follows:
- NATO HQ. Provides the political and military
guidance through consultation with nations for overall
movement, transportation and mobility management.
- Nations.Provide command and control of
national movement and transportation structure.
- Allied Movement Coordination Centre
(AMCC). The Major NATO Command (MNC) agency for
management of strategic movements.
- Joint Movement Coordination Centre
(JMCC). The Major Subordinate Command (MSC) agency
for management of operational movements within a respective region, if required.
- National Movement Coordination Centre
(NMCC). The agency provided by the host nation for control
and coordination of movements on their own territory.
- Theatre Movement Coordination Centre
(TMCC). The agency to conduct either partially or totally the tasks
and responsibilities of a NMCC, where no host
nation authority exists, or when the host nation is unable
to accomplish those tasks.
- National Support Elements
(NSEs). Elements under national command and control which undertake
national tasks and interface with NMCC or TMCC as applicable.