|28 Sep. 2023 ||
NATO deploys AWACS surveillance jets to Lithuania
NATO will temporarily deploy Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) surveillance planes to Šiauliai, Lithuania. The first of two aircraft will arrive on Thursday (28 September 2023) and will fly missions to monitor Russian military activity near the Alliance’s borders.
|31 May. 2023 ||
NATO AWACS planes secure Moldova Summit airspace
NATO AWACS surveillance flights will contribute to the protection of the European Political Community Summit in Moldova. Flying over Allied airspace, NATO AWACS will guard the skies over the Summit venue from 31 May to 2 June.
|13 Jan. 2023 ||
NATO deploys AWACS surveillance jets to Romania
NATO will deploy Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) surveillance planes to Bucharest, Romania. The aircraft are scheduled to arrive on January 17, 2023 and will support the Alliance’s reinforced presence in the region and monitor Russian military activity.
|25 May. 2022 ||
Luxembourg to bolster NATO’s future surveillance capability development
On 25 May 2022, Luxembourg declared its intent to provide around 5M EUR between 2023 and 2025 to help accelerate the development of NATO’s first multi-domain surveillance capability, known as the Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) initiative.
|27 Oct. 2021 ||
Conference of National Armaments Directors meets
The Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD) met on Tuesday and Wednesday (26-27 October 2021) for its Autumn Plenary with representatives from Allied and Interoperability Platform (IP) partners, as part of its regular cycle of meetings.
|05 May. 2021 ||
NATO successfully tests Rapid Air Mobility procedures
NATO successfully tested procedures to fast-track the airlift of troops and equipment across Europe in a simulated crisis exercise in April. The three-day test of the Alliance’s “rapid air mobility” initiative was held in close coordination with Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation.
|29 Apr. 2021 ||
Top Alliance procurement officials meet at NATO’s Brussels headquarters
Top procurement officials from NATO’s 30 Allies met on Thursday (29 April 2021) to discuss ways to adopt new and emerging technologies, and speed up the development and delivery of capabilities during a one-day meeting.
|20 Apr. 2021 ||
Poland joins NATO assurance mission for Turkey
Poland deployed a contingent of troops to Turkey on Tuesday (20 April 2021), in support of NATO measures to bolster security in the southeast of the Alliance. The long-planned deployment will involve up to 80 personnel, supporting Turkey with maritime patrols over the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea with a Polish M28 "Bryza" aircraft. The mission will also work alongside NATO's naval groups in the region.
|21 Aug. 2020 ||
NATO AWACS aircraft trains with Polish and US air forces
A NATO AWACS aircraft arrived in Krakow, Poland on Friday (21 August 2020) for a week-long training event with the Polish and US air forces. The long-planned activity involves exercising air command and control over Allied territory. Based at Geilenkirchen Air Base in Germany, NATO's fleet of 14 AWACS aircraft conducts a wide range of operations – including flights in support of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, as well as Operation Sea Guardian.
|03 Mar. 2020 ||
Industry experts contribute to NATO’s future surveillance capabilities
More than 100 industry experts met at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (03 March 2020) to consider emerging technologies and concepts to meet NATO’s future surveillance and command and control requirements.