A Memorandum Of Understanding Between The Ministry Of Defence Of The Kingdom Of Norway And The Kingdom Of Belgium, The Armed Forces Commander, Canadian Department Of National Defence, Defence Command Of Denmark, Estonia, Finland Defence Forces Policy

Original Language Title: Par Saprašanās memorandu starp Norvēģijas Karalistes Aizsardzības ministriju un Beļģijas Karalistes Bruņoto spēku komandieri, Kanādas Nacionālās aizsardzības departamentu, Dānijas Aizsardzības pavēlniecību, Igaunijas Aizsardzības spēkiem, Somijas Aizsardz

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No. 91 in Riga in 2006 (January 31. 26. § 6), a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Belgium, the armed forces Commander, Canadian Department of national defence, defence command of Denmark, Estonian defense forces, Finnish Ministry of defence, Defence Minister of the French Republic, the Italian Ministry of defence, the Minister of defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of Poland Ministry of national defence, the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Spain, Sweden's joint forces command, the Swiss Federal defense, civil protection and Sports Department , The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ministry of defence and the United States Special Operations Command Europe Commander for training in "Cold response 2006 ' Issued in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers of 14 law equipment of the first paragraph of article 3, paragraph 1. Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Belgium, the armed forces Commander, Canadian Department of national defence, defence command of Denmark, Estonian defense forces, Finnish Ministry of defence , Minister for defence of the French Republic, the Italian Ministry of defence, the Minister of defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of Poland Ministry of national defence, the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Spain, Sweden's joint forces command, the Swiss Federal defense, civil protection and Sports Department, British and Northern Ireland, Ministry of defence of the United Kingdom and the United States Special Operations Command Europe Commander for training in "Cold response 2006" (Memorandum of understanding) with these terms are accepted and approved. 2. The memorandum of understanding with respect to the Republic of Latvia shall enter into force for the period specified in article 12 and in order. Prime Minister a. Halloween Protection Minister l. Mūrniec project is accepted and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on 31 January 2006, Regulation No 91 of the memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of BELGIUM, the armed forces Commander for the Canadian DEPARTMENT of national defence defence command of Denmark the Estonian defence forces Finnish Ministry of defence Defence Minister of the French Republic, the Italian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands the Minister of defence of the Republic of Poland MINISTRY of national defence of the Kingdom of SPAIN of the Swedish Ministry of defence joint force command of the Swiss Federal protection , CIVIL protection and Sports Department of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of the Ministry of defence of the United States SPECIAL operations command Europe Commander for training in "COLD response 2006" an introduction to the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Kingdom of Belgium, the Commander of the armed forces, the Canadian Department of national defence, defence command of Denmark, Estonian defense forces, Ministry of defence of Finland, the French Republic, the Italian Minister of defence, the Ministry of defence, Defence Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of Poland Ministry of national defence The Kingdom of Spain, the Swedish Ministry of defence joint force command, the Swiss Federal Council, the British and Northern Ireland, Ministry of defence of the United Kingdom and the United States Special Operations Command Europe Commander, hereinafter referred to as the participants, taking into account the desire to organize a successful multinational joint field training (LIVEX), focusing on the outside of the area of operations, focusing on the concepts and requirements of the Mission arising from the 2003 April 10 in the military Committee adopted document MC-477 for the NATO response force military concept. The main principle is to ensure that the multinational Expedition force proportionate approach to fulfill the mission and other mining claims. Whereas the training scale is broader than the NATO response force (NRF) concept, then participate in training are also invited to some partner countries wishing to formulate written principles to ensure training "Cold response", which will be held in Norway in 2006, progress in view of the fact that teaching "Cold response 2006" hereinafter referred to as "training" – members will be NATO Member States and other countries participating in the partnership for peace program, taking into account the June 19 1951 agreement between Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty (NATO sofa) on the status of their armed forces. Taking into account the June 19 1995, the agreement between the Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States participating in the partnership for peace programme (PfP sofa) on the status of their armed forces. Also taking into account the agreement between the Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States participating in the programme "for a rattiecīb for peace (PfP sofa) on the status of the armed forces of the additional protocol, signed in Brussels on 19 June 1995. Have agreed upon the following: the first article-definitions the terms normally used in NATO documents must comply with and can be defined according to the NATO definition glossary of terms and guidelines (AAP-6). This memorandum of understanding (MOU) and its papilddokumento in relation to the support of the host country (UVA) planning process, the following definitions are used: 1. The host State (UV): a country that takes the strength and/or items that belong to NATO forces and organizations that are operating within the territory of the country or cross it. 1.2. the sending State (NV): State or other gimmick that expand the forces deployed in inventory and the equipment and training to support the host country requested. 1.3. the host State support (UV): civilian and military support in times of peace, emergencies, crisis and conflict conditions in the host country provide NATO forces and organizations that are running or cross the territory of the host State, territorial waters or air space. 1.4. Collateral: skill to make the movement of forces and ensuring their maintenance. In a general sense, the security covers the aspects of military operations, which are related to: (i) MTL (technical material) design and development, acquisition, storage, transport, distribution, maintenance, evacuation and placement; (ii) personnel transports. (iii) the purchase or construction of objects, maintenance, operation and deployment. (iv) the receipt or provision of services. (v) medical and health services support. 1.5 technical agreement (TV). A written document that refers to a specific operation, or learning. It is formulated with UV/NGOS in the provision of NATO commander related UV concept, responsibilities, procedures, detailed in the UVA financial and legal aspects. TV adds promoting the SM and concise KIVA (joint enforcement agreement). 1.6 joint enforcement agreement (KIVA). Additional agreements that define the NV or NATO unit and UV mutual obligations with respect to the provision and receipt of UVA. It contains detailed information on the requested and offered support location-related specific aid implementation procedures for reimbursement or payment terms. 1.7 the NATO commander. The military commander of NATO's chain of command. 1.8 notification of accession (PP). The document setting out the intent of the NGOS in accordance with the provisions of the MOU and/or TV have agreed on specific training member of UV or operation implementation. The format of the document see AJP 4.5 (A). 1.2 Protocol (GMP) requirements. The document, prepared by the CIS and/or NATO commanders, which details are specified in the forces and equipment, which is designed to deploy, as well as deployment-related items you want, the inventory and services. 1.10 the Intention Protocol (WIP). The document setting out the intent of the NGOS in accordance with the provisions of the MOU and/or TV be agreement on the UV, but a member subject to separate specific reservations. UV approved, or that the reservation is or is not acceptable to it. The second article-objective and scope 2.1 purpose This MOU is writing to articulate principles relating to command and control, force protection, security, financial and legal aspects related to the teaching of the "Cold response 2006". 2.2 The SM does not have to be in conflict with national regulations, or international law, or any other agreement in force between any of the SME participants. In the event that such a conflict exists, the preference is for national regulations and international law. If SM is contrary to the existing agreement, the following terms conflict prevents interested SM members. In the event of any conflict, appears in one of the other participants, inform. 2.3 to provide further detail, between UV SM and FV is closed the underlying TV and KIVA. The third article-management and control protection authority of Norway is the Chief Officer of that plan training (VIM). National joint staff Chief, is the officer who runs a training (VVM). Involved in training units and individual soldiers remain in their national komandstruktūr the full command and save the usual national chain of command. Involved in training units and a separate military operational control functions on the training time is entrusted to the national joint headquarters (NAŠP) of the boss. Additional instructions regarding the devolution and delegation of komandfunkcij will be set out in detail the training planning instructions (MPL) and learning the OPLAN. The fourth article-force protection training progress of comprehensive plan and effective force protection system (SA), which will be set out in detail the relevant OPLAN, MPL or additional agreement. SA will be implemented in accordance with NATO policies and procedures in a way that is in accordance with NATO or the PfP sofa framework. In any case the requested or ensure the SA must not conflict with NATO or the PfP sofa or UV legislation. The UV shall inform the CIS and NATO commander on the proposed SA measures and restrictions. Each is responsible for its CMS with SA and limit requirements definition and submitting it to the UV. The fifth article-UV: (i) responsibilities under the MOU directs UVA. (ii) chair the United support of the Steering Committee of the host country (AUVAKK). (iii) develop a detailed concept of the UV and oversee child papildvienošano development and implementation. (iv) ensure that procedures consistent with the release of the tax policy. (v) coordinate support and participate in a joint position in the survey. (vi) in accordance with this MOU, and in terms of underlying papildvienošano give the necessary support. NV: (i) within the participating AUVAKK UVA implementation process. (ii) the use of PRP and the site visit process, establish its requirements with UVA and inform about the UV. (iii) ensure compliance with those conditions as a prerequisite for receiving the UV has defined the UV. (iv) be delegated authority to enter into this agreement, selected complementary SMS to your country's representatives. (v) pay the UV for the support received under papildvienošano conditions. (vi) in the case where a contract is closed directly, are obliged in an appropriate way and in a timely manner to contract and coordinate this activity with UV POC, who will be responsible for contracting. The sixth article-security support security support guidelines and procedures are set out in the reference documents that special emphasis is put on a multinational security measures to support the expedition force. In principle, each participant is responsible for their own security force. Those participants who are NATO members, will be ready to participate in the multinational security events, to make the NATO response force (NRF) on the implementation of the security concept. However, UVA will give NGOS designated host country team (UVV), as it is worded and detailed underlying TV and this MOU KIVA. The seventh article-finance 7.1. in the case of a participant of any financial obligation comes into conflict with its national regulations, that participant must immediately inform their members that benefit from this commitment. Involved in this issue settled members of mutual consultation. 7.2. In respect of any security support, the security or services that are not provided free of charge in accordance with the agreement, including 3113 and child TV, STANAG UVA and CIS can be reached on payments in cash in the currency determined by a UV ("recoverable transaction"); for reimbursement in kind ("swap"); or for the payment of "equal value", which is defined only in terms of money. The PES pays UV according to each type of transaction that is detailed below in points (a), (b) and (c), the conditions, as well as in accordance with the conditions contained in this article below. (a) recoverable transactions. FV is the outstanding amount must be paid no later than sixty (60) days after receipt of the invoice. In determining the recoverable transaction pricing, participants must respect the following principles: (i) the responsible representative NGOS and institutions agree on the price of UV, which is not included in the charges below are excluded. (ii) in the case of the final price of the order above is not agreed, the order form contains the maximum limits of liability of the CIS, which has ordered a security aid, items or services until there is agreement on the final price. Members of the concerned authorities to immediately start negotiations to determine the final price, which under certain circumstances may exceed the initial level of liability. The justification of increase the burden on the players, which is the original initiator for exceeding the maximum. If the appropriate authorities of members is difficult to agree on a final price, they can deal with the issue of compensation in kind. (iii) then, when bills are settled, not one of the players not to get or retain any profits from transactions for which is us. (iv) if the purchase on behalf of UV a CMS from a particular type of local businesses, the purchase price shall not be less advantageous for the price requested from the duplicate UV forces support, supplies, and services, less any amounts specified and off below. However, the requested price, you can take into account the various differences that are associated with the delivery schedules, delivery locations and other similar considerations. (v) in the case where the supply of the same UV provides resources, the amount paid for the support of the NGO security delivered items and services provided is the same as that required from their UV and what exists on the day when the order is accepted. b. the Exchange transaction. CIS payments UV military authorities, pay them a grain security support resource, item, or service in a way that is identical to or substantially indistinguishable from those forms of aid that was provided, and satisfaction with the UV military authorities. If FV is unable to make payments in kind, which are set out in the schedule of cover, which is valid for the original transaction during implementation, then, through mutual agreement, this transaction can retrain for recoverable transaction, that regulate the provisions of subparagraph (a) above, with the condition that the price will be based on the price that existed in the days when you had to make a payment in kind. c. Equal value. The term "fair value" means the security support, items or services provided in the security field, and are expressed in terms of money, based on actual or estimated prices in force at the time of the approval of the transaction. CIS payments reimbursed UNDER UV military authorities, the security support resource, item, or service in a way that contains the same value as the value of the aid, which was secured, and satisfy the UV military authorities. If CIS does not pay the "equal value" within the Exchange schedule in force at the time of the original transaction, the time period, not exceeding three months from the original closing date of the transaction, then the following business transactions for remunerated pārkvalific, which regulates the implementation of the provisions of subparagraph (a) above. 7.3. the award guidelines (a). In carrying out its coordination functions for the supplies from commercial sources, providing military authorities do not obtain UV services or accept any contractual obligations on behalf of the NGOS unless there is a specific CMS and unambiguously agreed to accept the services, supplies, etc., and also has agreed to pay for them. b. All services and items, which are received from commercial sources, are provided on a formal agreement. Such contracts can benefit from any other existing with regard to UV contracts and/or agreements, if any, access to appropriate and affordable believes NV. c. UV does not take responsibility for any contracts or agreements that have been reached between two or more CIS. 7.4. The CIS as well As UV military posts all transactions. The UV unit, which is involved in the provision of support to the CIS, command headquarters takes full responsibility for the relevant accounting procedures and ensure that all transactions are posted to the UV. 7.5. Invoices for security support, supplies or services shall be made in the form specified in Annex B to the STANAG 2034; invoices must refer to this MOU or any appropriate order number. Invoices accompanying the receipt drawn up by NGOS, and the bills need to pass either locally, through procedures that are set out in detail in the KIVA, or they are sent to the specified CIS financial agency no later than 30 days after the date on which these forces provided support, supplies or security services. Invoice the items account for the amount to be paid for each security support, item or service type. 7.6. NV before its forces leave usually UV area pay for supplies, equipment or services acquired from commercial sources, such as food, vehicle hire, laundry, medical services etc., unless the contract provides otherwise, or if there is a dispute concerning the costs of services or receiving them. In case when the above situation, it is necessary to do everything possible to resolve the problem as soon as possible and speed up the settlement of the invoice process. Depending on the availability of UV can offer catering staff and NGOS of accommodation services by the same standards and the same price level, which may have provided UV staff. 7.7. The CIS does not transfer the support resources, security items or services are not provided on a temporary or permanent basis to any other State or entity without the written consent of UVA. 7.8. The fullest extent permitted by applicable law, regulations and international agreements, UV Government ensure that are not subject to taxes, customs duties and similar charges. According to NATO/PfP sofa, taxes, customs duties or charges do not apply to fuels, oils and lubricants and provides exemption from tolls. In addition, UV provides exemption from the payment of taxes on food purchased from dealers who market food supplies from ships, as well as beer, mineral water and carbonated water, purchased directly from small. UV provides NV with the relevant procedures and forms, as well as provide information on existing ship food traders and small. In cases where you must pay taxes, customs duties or similar charges governed these payments UV type that best matches the specified measures in this SM satisfactory implementation. 7.9. additional financial measures, including those relating to the settlement of the invoice, will be specified in the relevant TV and KIVA that complement this MOU to ensure appropriate training, or training. The eighth article-STATUS and JURISDICTION of the NATO sofa and the PfP sofa governs the sending State and the status of its staff at a time when it is located on the territory of Norway to participate in exercises "Cold response 2006", including measures directly related to the deployment of the force before the training and movement of force after training. The ninth article-claims Claims not covered by NATO and PfP sofa sofa, participants engaged and tuned a claim separately. The tenth article-security 10.1. All classified information exchanged or that prepare these teachings will be used, transferred, stored, processed and protected in accordance with the national security laws and regulations, including: the security of bilateral agreements that exist between the various participants of training; -CM (2002) 49, referring to the NATO Member States in the field of security. 10.2. each Member shall take all legal measures to ensure that the information that is provided or prepared due to these teachings, would be protected against further disclosure of the information unless the participant-preparer-disagrees with such disclosure. 10.3. participants shall take all legitimate measures to investigate all cases where there is a conviction, or there is a reasonable suspicion that the classified information or material provided or prepared in the context of these teachings, are lost or disclosed to unauthorized persons or entities. On such cases each Member shall immediately and in full detail to inform the other participants. The eleventh article-disputes any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of this MOU, counselling towards as the lowest level members only and not directed at any third party. The twelfth article-entry into force, duration, amendment and termination 12.1 This MOU shall enter into force when it is signed by at least 3 members. The MOU shall enter into force with respect to each of the other participants in the day of the participant concerned have signed this MOU. 12.2. States which are not parties to this MOU, and expressed a desire to visit the training "Cold response 2006" after this MOU is entered into force, are invited to join SM, applying the statement of accession (PP) or the intention of the Protocol (WIP) procedure. 12.3. This MOU may be amended at any time by the mutual written consent of the participants. Amendments shall enter into force on the date of receipt of the last written approval. 12.4. To all participants of the mutual written agreement of this MOU may be terminated at any time. Any Member may withdraw from this MOU by written notice to the Norwegian Ministry of defence two months in advance. Termination of this MOU, or withdrawal from, does not release members of their commitment that developed or which undertook during the implementation of this MOU. 12.5. this MOU shall remain in force until such time as all the staff who participated in training "Cold response 2006" is removed from the territory of Norway and has settled all financial and legal obligations. 12.6. Any outstanding financial obligations and/or commitments relating to security measures, are required to pass regardless of the termination of this MOU. This MOU has been prepared for 1 (one) original copy, in the English language. Members distributed a certified copy of this MOU with all the signatures. SM original is stored at the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence. The signature is in the following pages of the original SM: page 11 Kingdom of Belgium's armed forces in the name of the page 12 Canadian National Defense Department page 13 Danish defense command 14. Finnish Defence Ministry page 15 page 16 of the Estonian Defense Forces page French Republic Defense Minister 17. page 18, the Italian Defence Ministry page the Netherlands Defense Minister 19. page of the Republic of Poland, the National Defence Ministry page 20 the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Spain 21 page Swedish joint force command page 22 Swiss protection , civil protection and Sports Department 23. page of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ministry of Defence page 24 the United States Special Operations Command Europe Commander of the Kingdom of Norway, the Kingdom of Belgium, the enforcement authorities on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the Chief of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway on the Canadian National Defense Department on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde major activities, operational and Emergency Planning Department Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Danish defense command on behalf of the Ministry of defence named the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway on the Estonian Defense Force on behalf of the Ministry of defence named the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Ministry of defence of Finland

On behalf of the Ministry of defence named the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway on the defence of the French Republic, on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the Minister date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Italian Ministry of defence on behalf of the Ministry of defence named the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde


Major General, operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway on the protection of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the Minister date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Poland Ministry of defence on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major operations and emergency planning activities of the Department of the Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Kingdom of Spain, the Defence Ministry on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, major, major general, Chief of the operations staff of the MACOMA and operating the emergency situation of the Spanish air force Planning Department Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Swedish joint force command on behalf of the Ministry of defence on behalf of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde major activities, operational and Emergency Planning Department Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence, the Federal Protection of the Kingdom of Norway, the Ministry of defence civil protection and sport on behalf of the Department on behalf of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, Major Christophe Kecke a Lieutenant General, operations and emergency operations in the Swiss armed forces Commander in Chief of the Planning Department of the situation in the Norwegian Royal Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom Ministry of defence on behalf of the Ministry of Defence named the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde major activities, operational and Emergency Planning Department Chief of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway to the United States special operations command of the Ministry of defence on behalf of Europe in the name of the Commander of the date of signature Signature date of 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde, major General W.T. Lovett, Captain (Navy) and the operations of the emergency operation, the Navy Department special situations, planning the operation 2. Chief Commander of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence SM CR 06 Appendix A-reference documents of 19 June 1951 the agreement of the Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty on the status of the armed forces -June 19, 1995 contract between the partnership for peace program participants on the status of the force agreement between the program-partnership for peace members on the status of the additional protocol dated 19 June 1995-NATO joint host support doctrine and procedures (AJP 4.5)-the NATO response force military concept, 2003 April 10-BIT-RC Directive 80-25-2034, 3113, 3381 STANAG and 6012/STANAG 2034 6012-3113, 3381, and NATO glossary of terms and definitions (AAP-6)-SM between the U.S. Government and the Kingdom of Norway, which regulates the deployment of military inventory prior and the reinforcement of the measures-support agreement between the Government of the UNITED STATES, represented by u.s. forces in the European command and the Government of Norway, represented by the Ministry of defence, 20 august 1982 – implementing agreement EC-FROM-1 between us Defence Secretary and the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway on mutual support in the security field 1996. January 25 Memorandum OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN the MINISTRY OF defence OF the KINGDOM OF NORWAY AND the CHIEF OF defence OF the KINGDOM OF Belgium Department OF NATIONAL defence OF Canada defence COMMAND DENMARK the ESTONIAN defence forces the MINISTRY OF defence OF FINLAND the MINISTER OF defence OF the FRENCH REPUBLIC: the MINISTRY OF defence OF ITALY, MINISTER OF defence OF the KINGDOM OF the Netherlands the MINISTRY OF NATIONAL defence OF the REPUBLIC OF POLAND MINISTRY OF defence Of the KINGDOM OF SPAIN the SWEDISH joint forces COMMAND the FEDERAL Department OF defence, CIVIL PROTECTION AND sports OF the Swiss CONFEDERATIONS the MINISTRY OF defence OF the UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND COMMANDER UNITED States SPECIAL operations COMMAND Europe CONCERNING exercise COLD response 2006 INTRODUCTION the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway, the Chief of defence of the Kingdom of Belgium , Department of National Defence of Canada, defence Command Denmark, the Estonian defence forces, the Ministry of defence of Finland, the Minister of defence of the French Republic, the Ministry of defence of Italy, the Minister of defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Poland, the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Spain, the Swedish Joint Forces Command The Swiss Federal Council, the Ministry of defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Commander United States Special Operations Command Europe Hereinafter referred to as the participants, Considering the desire to conduct a successful live joint combined exercise (LIVEX) with focus on out of area operations, concentrating on the requirements, concepts and missions derived from MC 477-Military concepts for NATO response force , 10 April 2003. The main principle is the scaleabl approach of a multinational expeditionary force in to meet assigned missions and other requirements. Since the scope of the exercise goes beyond the NATO response force (NRF) concept, some Of the ners have been invited to participat (menu Rngton Line4), establish the written principles for the execution of the exercise Cold response which will take place in Norway in 2006, Recognising that the Participants in the exercise Cold response 2006, hereafter referred to as the exercise, will consis of members of NATO and other States Participating in the Partnership for peace , Having regard to the provision of the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces (NATO sofa) dated 19th June 1951. Having regard to the provision of the agreement among the State parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the Other States Participating in the Partnership for peace regarding the status of their forces dated 19 June 1995 (PfP sofa). Having also regard to the Additional Protocol to the agreement among the States parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the Other States participating in the Programme regarding the status of their forces, done in Brussels on 19 June 1995, have reached the following understanding: SECTION one-DEFINITION As a general rule, the terms used in the document should refer to NATO, and be defined as in the , the NATO Glossary of terms and definition (AAP-6). For the purpose of this memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and its supporting documents, the following terms used in the host Nation support (HNS) planning process with a defined below: 1.1. Host Nation (HN): (A) nation, which receive the forces and/or supplies of allied forces and organisations, located on, operating in, or transiting through its territory. 1.2. the Sending Nation (SN): deploying A nation or other element forces, supplies, equipment and requesting host nation support for the exercise. 1.3. Host Nation support (HNS): the civil and military assistance rendered in peace, emergencies, crisis and conflict by (a) the host nation in their allied forces and organisations which are located on, operating in or transiting through the host nation's territory, territorial waters or airspac. 1.4. Logistics: the science of planning and carrying out the movement and maintenance of forces. In its most comprehensive sense, the aspects of military operations which deal with: (i) Design and development, acquisition, storage, transport, distribution, maintenance, evacuation and disposition of materiel; (ii) transport of personnel. (iii) Acquisition or construction, maintenance, operation and disposition of facilities. (iv) Acquisition of services or furnishings. (v) Medical and health service support. 1.5. Technical (TA): Through A written document for a specific operation or exercise. It provides the concept, responsibilities, procedures and the detailed financial and legal aspects for the provision of HNS by the HN to the SN/NATO Commander. The TA supplements the MO and supports the development of the concise Jia (s). 1.6. Joint Implementation (JI) Through: (A) the follow-on through the that establish the commitment between DSB's or NATO with the HN element concerning the provision and receipt of HNS. It includes detailed information on the required and offered support, site-specific procedures for implementation and reimbursemen or payment terms. 1.7. Nato Commander: (A) the military commander in the NATO chain of command. 1.8. Note of Accession (FROM): (A) A document indicating the intent of a SN subject for the participat in the HNS under the provision of the HNS MOU and/or a for a specified exercise or operations. Format to be used-see AJP 4.5 (A). 1.9. the statement of requirement (SOR): A document prepared by the DSB's and/or NATO commander, detailing forces and equipment to be deployed and related facilities, supplies and services required. 1.10. Statement of intent (SOI): (A) A document indicating the SN's intent to participat in arrangements for the HNS under the provision of the HNS MOU and/or a for a specified NATO operations but subject to certain specific reservations. The HN will confirm or not the whethers reservations with a acceptabl ... SECTION two-purpose AND scope 2.1. The purpose of this MOU is to establish written principles on command and control, force protection, logistics, financial and legal aspects concerning the execution of the exercise Cold response 2006 2.2. This MOU is not intended to conflict with national or international law or any existing agreements between any of the participants. Should any such conflict, national and international law will occure prevails. Conflicts with existing agreements will be solved between the participants concerned. The participants will notify each other in the event of any conflict. 2.3. the TA Subordinat (s) and JI (s) will be concluded between the HN and SN for further detailing of this MOU. SECTION three-the COMMAND AND CONTROL Chief of defence Nor is the Officer Scheduling the exercise (s). Commander National Joint Headquarters is the Officer Conducting the exercise (OCE). Participating units and individual will remain under the Full Command of their national authorities, retaining normal chain of command the national. Operational Control of the participating units will be assigned to the individual and their Commander National Joint Headquarters (COMNJHQ) for the duration of the exercise. Further instructions on the transfer of authority and delegation of command will be detailed in exercise Planning Instruction (EXP) and exercise the OPLAN. SECTION FOUR-force PROTECTION comprehensive and effective force Protection (FP) will be planned for the exercise, and will be detailed in the OPLAN, EXP or supplementary agreements, as appropriate. FP will be implemented in accordanc with NATO policy and procedures and in a manner consistent with the NATO or the PfP sofa. The under of the FP will circumstanc required-or to the contrary, be provided by NATO or the PfP sofa or HN law. As appropriate, the HN will inform the NATO Commander of DSB and its proposed measure FPS, limitations and restriction. As appropriate, each SN is responsible for identifying and providing it for FP requirements and limitations to the HN SECTION five-responsibilities of the VISHNU will: (i) direct the HNS effort under the MOU level. (ii) Chair for the joint host Nation support Steering Committee (JHNSSC). (iii) Develop detailed concepts supervis HNS and the development and execution of the subject. subordinat (iv) procedures to comply with the direct tax exemption policies. (v) Line support and participat in joint site survey. (vi) provides the support required, in accordanc with this MOU and subordinat is subject. The SN's will: (i) the HNS Participat in the process through the JHNSSC. (ii) Identify the HNS requirements to the HN through the SORT and site visit process. (iii) Comply with the provision of "axis by the HN prerequisite for receiving the HNS. (iv) to the authority the selected national representatives to the subject of the conclud subordinat this MO. (v) the Reimburs HN for the support received in accordanc with the provision of the subject. subordinat (vi) In the case of direct contracting, with the responsible of the DSB's for proper and timely contracting and co-ordination with the HN contracting POC. SECTION SIX – LOGISTICS support the framework and procedures for logistics support to put down in the reference documents, emphasising the multinational logistics arrangements in support of an expeditionary force. Each participant is in principle is responsible for its own logistics support. Participants being a member of NATO will be prepared to attend multinational logistics arrangements to make it possible to exercise the NRF logistics concept. However, the HNS will be provided by appointed host units (HU) as stated and the SN's detailed in TA (s) and JI (s) subordinat to this MOU. SECTION SEVEN – finance 7.1. Should a conflict involving the national law of a participant to occure in relations to any financial obligation, this participant will without delay notify the participant the benefiting from the obligation. The participants involved will resolve the matter through mutual consultation. 7.2. For any logistics support, supplies or services which are not provided free of charge in accordanc with relevant arrangements for including and the the STANAG 3113 subordinat TA, the HN and the DSB may not gotiat for payment either in cash in the currency specified by the HN (a "reimbursabl transactions"); replacement-in-kind (an "Exchange transaction"); or payment in the "equal value" to be defined in monetary terms only. Accordingly, the DSB will pay the HN in conformance with the relevant provision for each type of transaction detailed in sub paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) below as well as the more general provision is stated in the remainder of this Section. a. Reimbursabl transactions. The DSB will pay outstanding balance from the later than SIXTY (60) days after receipt of invoice. In pricing reimbursabl transactions, the participants will observe the following principles: (i) the responsible representative of the SN and authorities will not gotiat HN a price not including charges excluded below. (ii) When a definitive price is not negotiated in advance of the order, the order will set forth a maximum limitations of liability for the SN who will be ordering the logistics support, supplies or services, pending negotiation of a final price. The relevant authorities of the participants will promptly enter into negotiation to establish a final price, which may under certain of the 12 initial circumstanc maximum limitations of liability. The burden of justifying the increase will rest with the Participant to seeking it exceeds 100 the maximum. In the event that the relevant authorities of the participants have difficulty in a final price, gotiating they may consider replacement-in-kind. (iii) At the time the not settled accounts ither Participant will make or retain any profit resulting from the transactions being settled. (iv) In the case of specific acquisition by the HN from local contractors on behalf of the SNA, the cost will be less than a favourabl from the price charged to the HN forces for identical support, supplies and services in any non excluded below TEU. However, the price charged may take into account the differential due to delivery schedules, points of delivery and other similar considerations. (v) In the case of transfer from the HN's own resources, the amount paid by the DSB for logistics support, supplies and services provides will be the same charges its own HN forces as of the date the order is accepted. b. exchange transactions. The DSB will pay the HN military authorities in kind by transferring logistics support, supplies or services that are identical or substantially similar to those which are delivered or performed and satisfactory to the HN military authorities. If the DSB cannot pay in kind within the terms of a replacement schedule in effect at the time of the original transaction, the transaction may, by mutual consent, be deemed a reimbursabl transactions and governed by sub paragraph (a) above, except the that the price will be based upon the date on which the pay men in kind was scheduled to take place. c. Equal value. The term "equal value" means logistics support, supplies or services defined in monetary terms using actual or estimated prices in effect at the time a transaction is approved. The DSB will pay the HN military authorities by transferring logistics support, supplies or services that are equal in value to those which are delivered or performed and satisfactory to the HN military authorities. If the SNA does not pay in "equal value" within the terms of an Exchange schedule in effect at the time of the original transaction with time frames, which do not exceeds 100 three months from the date of the original transaction, the transaction will be deemed a reimbursabl transactions and governed by sub paragraph (a) above. 7.3. the Contractual guidelines. a. In fulfilling their co-ordination role with respect to facilitating supply from commercial sources, the HN military authorities will not obtain services or commit to any commercial contracts on behalf of the DSB unless the latter have specifically consented to accept the services, supplies etc, and also have consented to pay a specified cost for them. b. All services and supplies from commercial sources will be based upon a formal contractual arrangements. Such contracts may benefit from any existing contracts and/or agreements valid for the if deemed appropriate and acceptabl HN by the DSB. c. will not take any responsibility TAKEN for contracts or special arrangements between two or more SNA's. 7.4. Both the SNA and the HN military authorities will maintain records of all transactions. The Command HQ for the HN's units involved in the provision of support to the overall responsibility of the DSB will undertak for the relevant accounting procedures and the maintenance of ensur HN records of all transactions. 7.5. Invoices for the provision of logistics support, supplies or services will take the form of Annex B of STANAG 2034; will refer to this MOU as well as to any applicable order number. Invoices will be accompanied by evidence of receipt by the SNA and to be settled locally through the detailed arrangements either in the Jia or sent to the designated finance agency from DSB later than 30 days from the date that the logistics support, supplies or services were provided to those forces. The invoices will itemis the charges for the various logistics support, supplies or services being billed. 7.6. The SNA will normally pay for supplies, equipment or services from commercial sources such as food, vehicle hire, laundry, medical etc. prior to departure from the territory, unless the HNS's contractually determined otherwise or unless a dispute regarding cost or receipt of services exists. In the case of the latter situation arising, every effort will be made to resolve the dispute as soon as possible in order to the settlements of accounts expedit. Subject to availability, the CWD may offer the SN's personnels with messing and accommodation to the same standard and cost as would be provided to members of the HN. 7.7. The DSB will not retransfer logistics support, supplies or services, either OK or permanent it another nation or organisation without the written consent of the HN. 7.8. Insofar as existing laws, regulations and international agreements permit, the HN Government will ensur that taxes, customs duties and similar charges not be imposed. In accordanc with NATO/PfP sofa, taxes, customs or duties will not be imposed on petrol, oil and lubricant and exemption from road-toll will be provided. In addition, grant tax exemption for CWD food purchased from marine store dealers as well as beer, mineral-and soda water purchased directly from breweries. HNS will provide the DSB with applicable procedures and forms, and will provide information on available marine store dealer and breweries. Where taxes, customs duties and similar charges are payable, they will be administered by the HN in the manner most satisfactory favourabl to the execution of the subject is described in this MOU. 4.9. Further detailed financial arrangements, including those for settlement of accounts will be specified, as appropriate in the TA and Jia (s) supporting this MOU for the exercise or training activity in question. SECTION eight-status AND JURISDICTION the NATO sofa and the PfP sofa will govern the legal status of the sending nation and their personnel when present on Norwegian territory with the purpose of participating in exercise Cold response 2006, including activities directly related to the pre-exercise and post exercise deployment redeployment. SECTION nine-claims claims not covered by the NATO sofa and the PfP sofa will be deal by the participants involved, and will be settled on a case-by-case basis. SECTION TEN 10.1 All classifieds-SECURITY information exchanged or generated in connection with the exercise will be used, transmitted, stored, handled and safeguarded in accordanc with the participants national security laws and regulations, including relevant bilateral security agreements-between the various participants-CM (2002) 49 regarding the security relations between the NATO States. 10.2. Each Participant will take all lawful steps to ensur that information provided or generated in connection with the exercise is protected from further disclosure unless the originating Participant to consent to such disclosure. 10.3. The participants will take all lawful steps to investigat all cases in which it is known or here there are grounds for suspecting that classified information generated in connection with this exercise has been lost or disclosed to unauthorized persons or entities. The participants will inform the other participants of the details of such cases. SECTION ELEVEN-of Any DISPUTE regarding the interpretation dispute or implementation of this MOU will be resolved exclusively between the participants at the lowest possible level through consultation and will not be referred to any third party for settlement. SECTION twelve – ENTRY into effect, DURATION, AMENDMENTS AND TERMINATION 12.1 this MOU will enter into effect when signed by at least 3 of the participants. The MOU will be valid for each of the remaining participants on the data of their respectiv signatures. 12.2. the Nations not mentioned as participants to this MOU, that want to attend exercise Cold response 2006 after the MOU has entered into effect, is invited to accede to the MOU by a note of Accession (a) or (a) the statement of intent (SOI). 12.3. This MOU may be amended at any time by mutual written consent of the participants. Amendments will enter into effect on the date of the last written approval. 12.4. This MOU may be terminated at any time by mutual written consent of the participants. Any of the participants may withdraw from this MOU by giving two days written notice to the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway. (A) the termination of or withdrawals from the MOU does not clear from any liabilit participants to created or contracted during its application. 12.5. This MOU will remain in effect until all personnel participating in exercise Cold response 2006 have been redeployed from Norwegian territory and all financial and legal obligations will have been settled. 12.6. Any outstanding financial obligations and/or obligation regarding the subject of security will be fulfilled notwithstanding the termination of this MOU. This MO is made in 1-one-original and written in the English language. (A) a certified copy of the MOU with all signatures attached will be distributed to the participants. The original will be kep at the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence. Signature with on the following pages: page 11. Chief of defence of the Kingdom of Belgium page 12. The Department of National Defence of Canada page 13. Defence Command Denmark page 14. The Ministry of defence of Finland page 15. The Estonian defence forces on page 16. The Minister of defence of the French Republic page 17. The Ministry of defence of Italy, page 18. The Minister of defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands page 19. Ministry of defence of the Republic of Poland page 20. Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Spain page 21. The Swedish Joint Forces Command on page 22. The Federal Department of defence, Civil Protection and sports, Switzerland page 23. The Ministry of defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland page 24. Commander United States Special Operations Command Europe For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Chief of defence of the Kingdom of Belgium Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Department of National Defence of the Canada Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the defence Command Denmark Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence Henrik R. Deputy Chief of Staff Major General Dam operations defence Command Denmark For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Estonian defence forces Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Ministry of defence of Finland Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence Olli-Matti Multamäk, Chief of the Army Major General Finnish defence force For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Minister of defence of the French Republic Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Ministry of defence of Italy Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Minister of defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Ministry of defence of the Republic of Poland Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Spain Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence Major General Chief of Staff HQ MACOMA Spanish Air Force For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Swedish Joint Forces Command Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Federal Department of defence, Civil Protection and sports Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence by Lieutenant General Christophe Kecke Chief of the Swiss Armed Forces For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Ministry of defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Chief Major General Operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence For the Ministry of defence of the Kingdom of Norway For the Commander United States Special Operations Command Europe Signed date Signed date 2005 2005 _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ Harald Sunde Major General Chief operations and Emergency Planning the Royal Norwegian Ministry of defence w. t. Lovett Captain (N) Commander, Naval Special warfare unit 2 ANNEX A the MO CR 06 reference documents-agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces dated 19 June 1951 (NATO sofa)-agreement between the parties to the Partnership for peace regarding the status of their forces dated 19 June 1995 (PfP sofa). -Additional Protocol to the agreement between the parties to the Partnership for peace regarding the status of their forces dated 19 June 1995 (PfP sofa). -Allied joint host Nation support doctrine and procedures (AJP 4.5) 477-MC, Military concepts for the NATO response force, 10 April 2003-RC BI-Directive 80-25.-2034, 3113, STANAG and 6012-3381 NATO Glossary of terms and Definition (AAP-6)-MO between the Government of the United States and the Kingdom of Norway and of Each Prestockag Reinforcemen Norway-Basic support agreement between the Government of the United States of America Represented by the United States European Command and the Government of Norway Represented by the Ministry of Defense, 20 August 1982 – Implementing Agreement EC-of-1 between the United States Secretary of Defense and the Kingdom of Norway the Ministry of Defense Concerning Mutual Logistical support, 25 January 1996