Chapter 4: Determination of Logistic
Requirements and Logistic Support
401. This chapter describes the methods by which
Alliance objectives are decided and their achievement measured.
They are measures nations agree to take to uphold the
defensive strength of the Alliance and to affirm their common
purpose. Every logistician in NATO will find himself taking part in
this process. The method by which NATO goals are agreed
through the Defence Planning Process is set out in detail below.