An international team of scientists working on the multi-year research project ‘Towards the Monitoring of Dumped Munitions Threat’ (MODUM), supported by NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme have been mapping the ocean floor [...]
At a training facility in Jordan, NATO experts are teaching the Iraqi Armed Forces the skills they need to clear their towns and cities of IEDs. The course is part of NATO’s Defence Capacity Building Package for Iraq.
The origins of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme date back almost six decades. In 1958, the NATO Science Committee met for the first time and enshrined NATO’s commitment to a non-military dimension of security based on scientific coope
: Terrorism, cyber attacks, energy security, and CBRN threats are among today’s most pressing security challenges. Discover how the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme brings together scientists and experts from NATO and partner countries
“Smart Energy” describes NATO’s efforts to enhance the energy efficiency of its armed forces. Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for the Emerging Security Challenges Division, shares his thoughts.
For the first time, NATO and Jordan have launched a cyber defence project in Jordan to help defend Jordanian critical infrastructure, such as energy plants and telecommunications equipment. This is designed to protect key parts of the country from attacks
With over 7000 civilian casualties in Iraq in 2013, this year is the deadliest since 2008. The NATO Centre of Excellence for Explosive Ordnance Disposal in Slovakia trained a group of Iraqi EOD training officers to help the Iraqis counter the threat of im
Solar panels, fuel cells, rechargeable batteries - efforts at NATO in the field of "Smart Energy" aim to reduce fuel consumption in military camps. A recent exercise showcased the difference these technologies could make in the field.
In 1999, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake killed over 30,000 people in the Izmit region. Today, Turkey is making its buildings safer with the help of a NATO science project. A start is made in the south, in Antakya.
The Uranium mines in Portugal are all closed now, but they have left behind a legacy of ecological problems which need to be tackled to protect the environment. Portuguese scientists work together with the SPS Programme to find an innovative solution.