Key function of NATO standards is the interoperability of the armed forces. This purpose is enshrined in the Charter on a Distinctive Partnership between Ukraine and the NATO, signed 22 years ago. Ukraine started actively implementing the standards in 2015-2016 when transition to them was enshrined in strategic defence documents.
Implementation of NATO principles and standards is considerably increased capability and effectiveness of intelligence units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine has been already developed conceptual foundations of joint intelligence on the basis of Allied Joint Doctrine for Intelligence Procedures (AJP) and has created documents of command and control of intelligence of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In addition to transformation of command and control system in compliance with NATO standards, the process of improvement of preparation of specialists on the basis of the standards of NATO’s member state continues.