The NATO Capability View (NCV) supports the process of analyzing and optimizing the delivery of military capabilities in line with NATO‘s strategic intent. The NCV achieves this by capturing essential elements of NATO‘s strategic vision and concepts and NATO‘s capability planning process, and decomposing this data into a capability taxonomy. The taxonomy is augmented with schedule data and measures of effectiveness to enable the analysis of capability gaps and overlaps. The NCV further details the dependencies between military capabilities, enabling capability options to be built in a more coherent manner and effective trade-offs to be conducted across NATO common funded programmes.
The views of this viewpoint are described in the following sections: