Warning – obsolete information

This site is obsolete, but contains valuable historic information.

NAF 4 was officially released in january 2018 and can be found at NATO HQ.


Welcome to the documentation site for the NATO Architecture Framework. This site is currently in development and still needs work. If you are a representative of a NATO member nation (or PfP nation) and wish to help us edit the site, please contact the NATO Architecture CAT to get a username and password.

The NATO Architecture Framework is in five main parts:

Introduction – An overview of NAF, what it’s for and who uses it.

Methodology – How to use NAF

Viewpoints – The types of NAF Views and their levels of abstractions

Stakeholder Viewpoints – Architectural stakeholders and their viewpoints / concerns

Meta-Model – the NAF elements and their relationships

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