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Military Committee

Military Committee (MC)

Military Committee (MC)

The Military Committee (MC) is the senior military authority in NATO and the oldest permanent body in NATO after the North Atlantic Council, both having been formed only months after the Alliance came into being. It is the primary source of military advice to the North Atlantic Council and the Nuclear Planning Group, and gives direction to the two Strategic Commanders.

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International Military Staff

International Military Staff (IMS)

International Military Staff (IMS)

The International Military Staff (IMS) is the executive body of the Military Committee (MC), NATO’s senior military authority.

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Working with industry is integral part of NATO’s success, says Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

Working with industry is integral part of NATO’s success, says Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

29 Jan. 2020

On 29th January 2020, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited Geilenkirchen Airbase where he met Leanne Caret, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Defense Space & Security, Air Commodore Andrew Martin, Deputy Force Commander and Brigadier General Brian McDaniel, E-3A Component Commander of NATO’s Airborne Warning & Control System fleet.

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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits founding member Luxembourg

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits founding member Luxembourg

28 Jan. 2020

On 28th January 2020, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited Luxembourg where he met with the Chief of Defence, General Alain Duschène and Deputy Minister of Defence, Henri Kox. The Chairman toured the Army Barracks and a static display of military equipment.

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NATO Chiefs of Defence assess current adaptation and future requirements

NATO Chiefs of Defence assess current adaptation and future requirements

15 Jan. 2020

On 14 and 15 January 2020, the NATO Chiefs of Defence gathered for the 182nd Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session (MCCS), their first meeting of 2020. The two-day discussions focused on NATO’s Deterrence and Defence Posture, including the Deterrence and Defence Euro-Atlantic Area Concept, the Enablement of SACEUR’s Area of Responsibility as well as NATO’s Operations, Missions and Activities. The Chiefs of Defence held a special session with NATO Partner Georgia.

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