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NATO ships start missile defence drill off Scotland

Ships from nine NATO countries are taking part in live-fire air and missile defence drills off the coast of Scotland from Tuesday (7 May 2019). Exercise Formidable Shield will take place at the United Kingdom’s Hebrides training range, in the Western Isles of Scotland and will run until 19 May. Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO will conduct the exercise on behalf of the US Navy.
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NATO Allies stand with Turkey: Secretary General Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Turkey for its strong contributions to the Alliance and emphasized that NATO stands in solidarity with Turkey in a visit to Ankara on Monday (6 May 2019).
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NATO ambassadors visit Brunssum and Geilenkirchen

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller led the ambassadors to the North Atlantic Council in a visit to NATO’s Joint Force Command Headquarters in Brunssum, Netherlands and to the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Headquarters in Geilenkirchen, Germany on Monday (28 November 2016).
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Military Committee visits NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force Headquarters

NATO’s Military Committee visited the NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force (NAEW&C) Headquarters in Geilenkirchen, Germany on 3 November 2016 to gain further insights on NAEW E-3A current operations, programs and support capabilities.
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NATO's AWACS flights reach milestone: 1,000th patrol over Eastern Europe

NATO AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) reconnaissance planes flew their 1000th flight over Eastern Europe on Wednesday (5 October). This milestone sends a strong signal of NATO’s solidarity with Allies in the eastern part of the Alliance.
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NATO Secretary General attends meeting of Counter-ISIL Coalition

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg attended a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition at Joint Air Base Andrews, Maryland on Wednesday (20 July 2016). Discussions focused on the military campaign against ISIL and reaffirmed nations' resolve to degrade and defeat the terrorist organisation.
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NATO AWACS increases Assurance Measures to Turkey

MONS, Belgium - NATO Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) has been deployed to one of its Forward Operating Bases (FOB) at Konya, Turkey to enhance the recognised Air and Maritime picture as part of the Alliance's tailored assurance measures to its southern Ally.
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NATO AWACS integrates with US Navy, improves maritime capabilities

NATO AWACS took part in a live, scenario-driven tactical exercise with the U.S. Navy from Jan. 16 to Jan. 28, 2015.
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Last AWACS return home from Afghanistan

1,240 missions and 12,240 flying hours later the AWACS fleet is finally home. On Thursday, 25 September the last AWACS returned to its home base in Geilenkirchen, Germany from Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan.
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AWACS support in Portugal and Spain

NATO Airborne Early Warning Aircraft (AWACS) will provide support for two major public events: the Royal Wedding in Spain and the Euro 2004 Portuguese Championship.

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