UK and German forces test military mobility en route to NATO’s biggest exercise in decades
UK troops landed at Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Wednesday (10 October 2018) as German tanks boarded a cargo ship on their way to Norway for Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 – NATO’s largest since the Cold War.
Secretary General thanks Slovenia for its contributions to NATO
Visiting Ljubljana on Tuesday (9 October 2018), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Prime Minister Marjan Šarec on taking office and praised Slovenia’s contributions to NATO. Slovenian troops serve in the Alliance’s missions in Afghanistan and Kosovo, as well as in the NATO battlegroup in Latvia.
NATO and Norwegian commanders outline preparations for Trident Juncture 2018
NATO’s largest military exercise in recent years will start on 25 October. At a press conference in Brussels today (09 October 2018), Admiral James G. Foggo, Commander of NATO Joint Force Command Naples, previewed the preparations and objectives of the exercise together with Lieutenant General Rune Jakobsen, Commander of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters.
NATO Secretary General: Croatia is a committed Ally
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Croatia on Monday (8 October 2018). Speaking alongside President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Mr. Stoltenberg praised Croatia’s many contributions to the Alliance.
NATO Deputy Secretary General meets Israeli parliamentary delegation
On 9 October 2018, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller met with Avi Dicter, Chairman of the Israeli Parliament’s (Knesset) Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, to discuss NATO-Israel cooperation.
NATO Secretary General thanks Serbia for hosting civil emergency exercise
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg inaugurated the civil emergency exercise “Srbija 2018” on Monday (8 October) together with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic.
Mediterranean Dialogue Partner Countries discuss Small Arms and Light Weapons with NATO
On 8-9 October, NATO welcomed at the NATO Headquarters Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) experts from the seven MD countries for a two-day Seminar with Allies aimed at promoting regional and bilateral cooperation.
New NATO scientific project to reduce energy consumption of deployable camps
NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme is supporting a new multinational project to help reduce the fossil fuel dependency by identifying and addressing wasteful energy consumption in deployable military camps.
The US combat cameraman
Specialist Austin Boucher is a US Army combat cameraman who documents soldiers in peace and war, at rest and in combat.
US Marines land in Iceland in initial phase of exercise Trident Juncture
Around 90 US Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit landed at Keflavík on Wednesday (17 October 2018), marking the initial phase of NATO’s Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 in Iceland. The main phase of Trident Juncture will start in Norway on October 25. Arriving by MV-22 Osprey and CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters from the USS Iwo Jima, the Marines practised securing the airfield and key infrastructure, in cooperation with the Icelandic Police.
NATO Deputy Secretary General: “Security does not come for free”
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia¹ marked an important step on its road towards NATO membership on Thursday (18 October 2018), beginning two days of formal Accession Talks at the NATO headquarters in Brussels.
Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO headquarters
On 15 and 16 October 2018, the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division received a delegation of Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain.
NATO Secretary General visits USS Harry S. Truman, en route to Exercise Trident Juncture
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the North Sea on Friday (12 October 2018), together with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti. The USS Truman is en route to participate in NATO’s biggest exercise in years, Trident Juncture 2018, joining around sixty other ships from across the Alliance.
Two NATO scientific projects successfully tested in Serbia
Two disaster relief tools, namely a multinational telemedicine facility and the Next-Generation Incident Command System, were tested during a civil preparedness exercise in Serbia from 8 to 11 October 2018. These tools were developed in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
Hungary increases its scientific cooperation with NATO
Scientists and other experts from NATO and Hungary discussed future projects of cooperation at the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Budapest on 11 October 2018.
Fighting the cold
In the Arctic, a soldier’s greatest foe isn’t the enemy – it’s the cold. We follow a company of US Marine infantry as they learn how to survive, fight and prevail in conditions that are constantly working against them.
North Atlantic Council discusses INF
Ambassadors in NATO’s North Atlantic Council met on Thursday (25 October 2018) to discuss the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, with the participation of senior officials from the US.
NATO highlights importance of Women, Peace and Security in UN Security Council debate
Clare Hutchinson, the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, participated in a UN Security Council debate on women’s empowerment in New York on Thursday (25 October 2018).
NATO Secretary General briefs on exercise Trident Juncture
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg briefed media on Wednesday (24 October 2018) ahead of Trident Juncture, NATO’s biggest exercise since the end of the Cold War.
NATO helps Iraq to strengthen its force planning capacity
NATO conducted a four-day workshop on 15-18 October 2018 to strengthen the Iraqi Security Forces’ ability to plan and conduct missions and tasks outlined in the country’s national security strategy.