CIMIC Agencies

Multinational CIMIC Group

Multinational CIMIC Group is the NATO CIMIC specialized unit, projected for the civil-military cooperation at tactical and operational level. MNCG HQ can be tasked by SACEUR with Collective Defense Operations under Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty and Crisis Response Operations under non-Article 5 in support of peace and international security.


Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute

The US Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute promotes the collaborative development and integration of Peace and Stability capabilitites across the US government and the international community in order to enable the success of future Peace and Stability activities and missions.


Zentrum Zivil-Militaerische Zusammenarbeit der Bw

The Zentrum Zivil-Militaerische Zusammenarbeit der Bundeswehr is the competence center for civil-military cooperation for the German Bundeswehr.

German Armed Forces

Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST)

The Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training Command (MCAST) provides personnel, trains, equips and deploys U.S. Navy Sailors for a Task Force Commander to establish and enhance relations between military forces, governmental and nongovernmental organizations and the civilian populace. Accomplished in a collaborative manner across the spectrum of operations in the maritime environment, MCAST Command executes civilian to military operations and military to military training, as directed, in support of security cooperation and security assistance requirements.

 Australian Civil-Military Centre 

The Australian Civil-Military Centre’s (ACMC) mission is to ‘support the development of national civil-military capabilities to prevent, prepare for and respond more effectively to conflicts and disasters overseas’. The work of government is complex, and nowhere more so than when we deploy Australians offshore into conditions of conflict and disaster. Our vision is to promote the coordination of Australia’s efforts, both within government and with our international partners.

United States Military Academy West Point
Center for the Study of Civil-Military Operations

To develop all West Point leaders so that they are prepared to employ an understanding of Civil-Military Operations (CMO) within the framework of the broad spectrum of challenges they will face in military service; to support transformational changes to professional military education across the Department of Defense and partnering organizations; and to establish West Point as the wellspring of professional military education in the realm of CMO.