1 František BULAVA E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.oos.army.cz 2015 STANAG ratification + implementation and STANREC approval - STAND01 DSCGQAA Directive Defence standardization experts course Kyiv, September 7 – 9, 2015František BULAVA2015
2 STAND01 is based on following documents: The Methodical directive of DSCGQAA director STAND01 is a supporting document to MoD order No. 26/2004 and Allied publication AAP-3(J).It is binding for defence standardization process management in MoD area of responsibility. All mentioned duties, rights and obligations of stakeholders and interested bodies are linked to current wording of MoD Order.STAND01 is based on following documents:Law No. 309/2000 Coll.,CZE Governmental Resolution No. 1194/2000 Coll.,MoD Order No 26/2004,NATO Allied Administrative Publication AAP-3(J)(2).
4 Defence standardization management key elements reminder according to MoD Order No. 26/2004Director of the DSCGQA AuthorityChief of General Staff, NAD and other MoD top managersStand. Group custodian (level of GS Division directors)Stand. Class Custodian (level of GS Department directors)Nominated WG representativeDSCGQAANATOSC cust.SG cust.MoD top managersWG repr.Other ministries and governmental bodiesPrimary info link.We use a tree-level system since The main responsibility for ratification and implementation of STANAGs is on the second level.Director of DSCGQA authority signs national ratification and implementation replies to NATO.MoD top managers:according to the Order of Minister of Defence No. 26/2004, leading officials responsible for defence standardization are as follows:Chief of General StaffArmaments and Acquisitions Division DirectorSelected Other MoD divisions directorsDirector of DSCGQAA (terminology, standardization, codification, GQA)Director of division (Stand. Group custodian level) makes decision aboutRatification and the way of the implementationTiming of implementationFinancial and personal resourcesExperts (Stand. Class Custodian level)AnalysePrepare proposal for way of ratification and implementationProvide ImplementationSecondary info link
5 Role of key elements in STANAG ratification - 1/2 NATORatification Draft(6/4 month)Defence Standardization Dept.Task Custodian(develop a ratification project)Thoroughly analyses STANAGRequest commenting (MoD and out)Proposes type of a ratification and a way of an implementationDefines resources (finance, people, time schedule)We do not need translation of all STANAGs to Czech languageThe biggest problem is the time.The most important is detail and thorough analyse of STANAG requirements and solving all comments of interested parts6 or 4 months for STANAG ratification it is a short time for analysis and coordination.But thanks to clear rules and flexible planning system, we are able to keep those terms.Group CustodianClass Custodian
6 Role of key elements in STANAG ratification - 2/2 NATORatification reply(by given date)Out of MoD commenting procedure, Final wording of national response, Info at MoD and ÚNMZ BulletinsInfo to MoD legal dept.Formal national ratification reply to NATODSCGQA AApprove ratification projectApprove an estimated date of implementationGuarantee resources (fin., pers.)The Group Custodian who makes decision about a way and date of implementation is the same person, who is responsible for planning of financial and personell resources.Group custodianClass custodian
7 STANAG ratification response is a written expression of national position to particular STANAG and its edition using a standardized form.(Annex E: National Response to Ratification Request for NATO member nations)(Annex G: Partner Nation Adoption of a STANAG)NATO member / Partner have right to choose 1 of following responses:a) „Ratifying and implementing“/“Adopting“, if it should be implemented in full extent;b) „Ratifying and implementing, with reservations“/“Adopting, with observations“, if it should be implemented only partially;c) „Ratifying, future implementation“/“Adopting, future implementation“, if it should be implemented fully, but at present it is not possible to set the implementation date;d) „Ratifying, future implementation, with reservations“/“Adopting, future implementation, with observations“, if it should be implemented only partially, and at present it is not possible to set the implementation date;e) „Not ratifying“, if NATO only nation disagrees with STANAG contents;f) „Not participating“/“Not participating“, if does not take part at the STANAG related activities.Letter b) to f) responses needs to be justified in the form of comments/comments and/or reservations/observations in the relevant part of response.
12 STANAG ratification national response term for STANAG RDs the term sets relevant NATO body (tasking authority), based on working group proposal (reflects all nations priorities).for already promulgated STANAGs the term sets Plan of defence standardization, based on priorities, proposed by Standardization Group custodians. It is purely national decision, balancing national capacities, priorities and obligations . Time and resources consuming process - CZE finished it after 10 years.
13 Request for RD STANAG term prolongation If it is not possible to fulfil given term for the national ratification response from the objective reasons, the Standardization class custodian requests its prolongation. Properly justified request for prolongation of the term he submits to DSCGQAA through Standardization group custodian for sending information to the relevant NATO body.Max. next 6 months for 1st edition of STANAGMax. next 4 months for 2nd and following edition of STANAGAny national request for RD response cause delays in STANAG promulgation, should be used only exceptionally.
14 Intended date of STANAG implementation in 2 formulas:for STANAG RDs the term in number of months after date of promulgation (DOP), could be different for NAVY, ARMY, AIR, Other forces.Formula: DOP + X mfor already promulgated STANAGs the term is particular date (day month year)Practical recommendation for Stand. Group Custodians: To set realistic and achievable terms, respecting expected complexity of implementation (min DOP+3m, for implementation by national defence standard min DOP+24m)
15 STANAG implementation term adherence It is not only DSCGQAA, but the Czech Republic commitment. It should be kept seriously, regarding the term and extent. But priorities, available financial and personnel resources can vary during implementation period.If it is not possible to fulfil planned (expected) term for STANAG implementation, the Standardization class custodian without any delay elaborates a new STANAG ratification proposal with properly justified new term of expected implementation and submits it to the DSCGQAA through Standardization group custodian.
16 Levels of implementation: administrative conditions – STANAG contents is incorporated into documents of sufficient law force.realisation – procurement of military technique and materiel, training and exercising of personnel, activating of prepared orders to use / to do something, fulfilling of other duties according the STANAG
17 Role of key elements in STANAG implementation Implement. Information(by planned date)Out of MoD implementation procedure,Final wording of national response, Info at MoD and MoTI BulletinsFormal national implementation information to NATONATODSCGQA AGroup custodianVerify fulfilment of all implementation requirementsThe biggest problem is the time – keeping planned implementation dates with limited resources.Better to promiss less, but fulfill all in expected timeframe and scale.1-2 years for STANAG implementation it is a short time for developing of implementation document and following works.But thanks to clear rules and flexible planning system, we are generally able to keep most of those terms.Verify existence and validity of implementation documentsMoD/GS leg. Dept.Uses resources and fulfils all implementation requirementsClass custodian
20 Examples of valid implementation documents: 1) CZE legal regulations STANAG 2604 Ed. 3 - Braking systems between tractor, draw-bar trailer and semi-trailer equipment combinations for military use, implemented by:Law No. 56/2001 Coll., MTI Decree No. 341/2002 Coll.STANAG 4107 Ed. 8 - Mutual acceptance of government quality assurance and usage of quality allied assurance publications (AQAP), implemented by:Law No. 309/2000 Coll.
21 Examples of valid implementation documents: 2) CZE norms (civilian technical standards)STANAG 2284 Ed. 2 - Land compendium of hand signals, implemented by: implemented by:ČSN ISO , MoD Bylaw No. 7/2015 Coll., Military Regulation Zákl-2 Ed. 2015STANAG 4597 Ed. 2 - Obsolescence management, implemented by:ČSN EN 62402STANAG 7029 Ed. 1 - Characteristics of aircraft fuelling hoses and couplings, implemented by:ČSN EN 1361
22 Examples of valid implementation documents: 3) CZE MoD internal and military regulationsSTANAG 2116 Ed. 6 - NATO codes for grades of military personnel, implemented by:MoD Order No. 8/2010STANAG 2284 Ed. 2 - Land compendium of hand signals, implemented by:ČSN ISO , MoD Bylaw No. 7/2015 Coll., Military Regulation Zákl-2 Ed. 2015STANAG 2284 Ed. 2 - Transfer of barriers, implemented by:Military Regulation Žen-2-7
23 Examples of valid implementation documents: 4) Czech defence standard STANAG 2310, Ed. 3 - Small arms ammunition (7,62 mm), implemented by:ČOS , Edition 1STANAG 2128, Ed. 4 - Medical and dental supply procedures, implemented by:ČOS , Edition 1, Revision 1STANAG 2601, Ed. 3 - Standardization of electrical systems in tactical land vehicles, implemented by:ČOS , Edition 2; ČOS , Edition 2
24 Role of key elements in STANREC approval - 1/2 NATOApproval Draft(6/4 month)Defence Standardization Dept.Task CustodianThoroughly analyses STANRECRequest commenting (MoD and out)Analyses, if there is a serious reason for breaking of silence procedureEvaluates necessary resources(finance, people, time schedule)We do not need translation of all STANRECs to Czech languageThe most important is detail and thorough analyse of STANREC requirements and solving all comments of interested partsGroup CustodianClass Custodian
25 Role of key elements in STANREC approval - 2/2 Only if necessary:Break of SP (by given date)NATOInfo at MoD and ÚNMZ BulletinsInfo to MoD legal dept.Only if necessary: formulating of national approval reply to NATODSCGQA AApprove / changeproposed position regarding silence procedure.STANREC is voluntary to use, no mandatory implementation procedure is expectedGroup custodianClass custodian
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