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NATO launches training effort in Iraq

NATO launched a new training programme in Iraq on Sunday (5 February 2017), teaching Iraqi security forces to counter Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). Around 30 enlisted soldiers are participating in the first five-week course. ''NATO's training and capacity building in Iraq is strengthening the country's ability to fight ISIL and provide for its own security,'' said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
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Demonstration of unique counter-IED analysis laboratory at NATO Headquarters

In Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are among the main causes of military and civilian casualties. To counter this type of threat, France has created a counter-IED analysis laboratory.
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Non-lethal weapons: new technologies to preserve lives

New complex situations with fighters operating among civilians are challenging conventional warfare and require new responsive technologies. NATO sponsored a Non-Lethal Technology Exercise organised by Belgium from 19 to 30 September 2016 to practise the use and assess the military utility of non-lethal weapons in land operations.
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NATO and industry experts discuss counter-terrorism

Experts and industry representatives from the field of counter-terrorism gathered at a workshop organised by NATO’s Defence against Terrorism Programme of Work. The event took place jointly with the Counter Terror Expo in London on 20 and 21 April 2015.
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Preparing first responders for CBRN incidents

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons are among the most dangerous weapons in the world. Several terrorist groups have actively sought weapons of mass destruction as they can cause a higher mortality than conventional weapons. It is important to ensure that first responders are prepared for such eventualities and that decision makers get timely scientific and operational CBRN information to protect populations.
22 Oct. 2008

NATO exercises counter-terrorism technology in Italy

NATO holds its next major field test, Trial Imperial Hammer, this month in Sardinia (29 Sept-15 Oct 2008) to demonstrate how the Alliance’s ability to share time critical intelligence can better protect NATO forces and populations from terrorist attacks through better identification and tracking of enemy combatants.
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New counter-terrorist technology to be tested in Germany

Germany is to host a technology demonstration for Defence Against Mortar Attacks (DAMA), at its firing range in Todendorf, 27-28 March.
26 May. 2008

NATO sponsors a Precision Airdrop Capabilities demonstration

From 26 to 29 May 2008 NATO sponsored a Precision Airdrop Capabilities demonstration at the Centre d’Essais Lancement de Missiles at Biscarrosse and at Cazaux Air Base in France. During this event the latest in precision aerial delivery systems and technology was demonstrated, such as GPS-guided cargo parachute equipment, mission planners, personnel guidance and weather systems.
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Exercise in Greece to test intelligence interoperability

A major exercise to be held in Greece in November this year will test NATO countries’ capability to share real-time intelligence to support operations, including counterterrorism.
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NATO sponsors critical infrastructure protection technology demonstration

From 5-15 October, “BELCOAST 09” is marking the fifth anniversary of NATO’s Defence Against Terrorism Programme of Work (DAT PoW), demonstrating technologies that can improve the protection of military installations in operations. The event will take place at Koksijde Air Base and other locations along the Belgian coast.

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