NATO navy workout routines present an identical concern; although many are open to Global Partners, they are also largely held in Europe. Expanding formal NATO military workout routines to different geographic areas extra readily accessible to Asia-Pacific partners—like the Indian Ocean—would require endorsement by the NATO Military Committee and approval by the North Atlantic Council. Such hurdles have up to now been too high for a corporation whose choices are made on the idea of consensus amongst thirty nations. A much less formal option, similar to a smaller, ally-led exercise beneath a NATO flag, would nonetheless require Military Committee approval however presents a considerably lower bar to entry. More possible still could also be sending NATO observers to exercises held by Asia-Pacific partners. Such an choice could provide a helpful start line from which to build momentum for addressing the accessibility aspect of army workout routines extra thoroughly.