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Welcome to the NATO HLA Certification Process
Status of the Program: Initial Operational Capability (IOC)*
Integration of distributed simulations and tools into interoperable federations of systems is a complex and time-consuming task, requiring extensive testing of individual components, interfaces, and an integrated solution. To support this task NATO relies on the High Level Architecture (HLA) standard.
You can download the Integration, Verification and Certification Tool (IVCT) to test your own developments or prototypes against the HLA standard.
*The IOC will create the conditions for establishing the processes and procedures, and gaining broad audience acceptance. Final Operational Capability (FOC) is planned for 2020. More….