|16 Nov. 2022||
Top NATO procurement officials discuss bolstering stockpilesDeputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana welcomed National Armaments Directors to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (16 November 2022), kicking off two days of talks on bolstering Allied capabilities, inventories, and stockpiles, preferably through multinational cooperation.
|13 Oct. 2022||
14 NATO Allies and Finland agree to boost European air defence capabilitiesDefence Ministers from 14 NATO Allies* and Finland came together in Brussels on Thursday (13 October 2022) to sign a Letter of Intent for the development of a “European Sky Shield Initiative”. Spearheaded by Germany, the initiative aims to create a European air and missile defence system through the common acquisition of air defence equipment and missiles by European nations. This will strengthen NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence.
|27 Sep. 2022||
NATO Secretary General convenes top Alliance procurement officialsNATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg convened an extraordinary meeting of the Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD) on Tuesday (27 September 2022) at NATO Headquarters. The meeting focused on the implications of Russia’s war against Ukraine, including on Allies’ capabilities and munitions stockpiles.
|07 Dec. 2021|
|29 Apr. 2021||
Top Alliance procurement officials meet at NATO’s Brussels headquartersTop 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.
|15 Apr. 2021||
Deputy Secretary General participates in NATO Cyber Defence Pledge ConferenceNATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană outlined NATO’s adaptation to cyber threats in a keynote speech at the NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference 2021 on Thursday (15 April 2021). Noting that cyber threats are increasing and targeting democratic processes and institutions, the Deputy Secretary General stressed that NATO and Allies continue to adapt. “Since we adopted the Cyber Defence Pledge in 2016, we have come a long way,” he said, while highlighting that there remains more to be done.
|15 Feb. 2021||
NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance force achieves initial operational capabilityMONS, Belgium – On 15 February NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tod Wolters, declared the NATO AGS RQ-4D remotely piloted aircraft initially operationally ready to conduct missions. This is a major milestone for the programme, which will substantially increase the Alliance’s awareness, indications and warnings of what is happening around its borders.
|09 Oct. 2020||
Meet Laryssa Patten, an engineer working to keep NATO’s technological edge in spaceLaryssa Patten is a Canadian space engineer and expert working at NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency. Together with experts from other NATO Allies, she helps enhance NATO’s space technologies and services.
|20 Jul. 2020||
Meet Dan Black, a cyber analyst protecting NATO networks against cyber threatsDan Black is a senior analyst at NATO Headquarters, at NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division. This Canadian citizen deals with current and future security issues.
|20 May. 2020||
Meet Lt Col Piotr Wachna, a Polish chemical weapons expert, at the center of the COVID-19 fightLt Col Piotr Wachna is a deputy commander at the 4th Chemical Regiment of the Polish army based in Brodnica in north-central Poland. This regiment is considered to be the elite in the area of protection against chemical weapons.