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NATO Allies strengthen cooperation on military aviation training

On Monday (25 March 2024), twelve NATO Allies (Belgium, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Spain, Türkiye, and the United Kingdom) agreed to further expand military aviation training across the Alliance through the NATO Flight Training Europe (NFTE) initiative. This includes the first ever placement of around fifty student pilots in four locations beginning this year, the addition of nine new training campuses, as well as the establishment of a dedicated industry advisory body. NFTE aims to fundamentally change the way Allies train the full range of aircrews, including pilots for jets, helicopters, and remotely piloted air systems.
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Romania’s Euro-Atlantic Resilience Centre hosts the first NATO Resilience Course for Civil Experts

In collaboration with the Euro-Atlantic Resilience Centre in Bucharest, NATO held the first edition of the NATO Resilience Course for Civil Experts, from 6 to 10 November 2023. The course involved 25 subject-matter experts who provide expertise across NATO's seven Baseline Requirements for national resilience, covering civil protection, communications, transportation, mass movement, health, energy, food and water supply.
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NATO helps Jordan enhance its counter-terrorism capacity

Fighting 21st century terrorism is a complex task that requires full and active cooperation of both civilian and military institutions. On 8-12 January 2023, NATO trained Jordan Armed Forces to further the development of a whole-of-government approach to counter-terrorism.
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Georgia takes another step towards NATO interoperability

On 8 June 2022, the Defence Institution Building School - one of the flagship initiatives of the Substantial NATO-Georgia Package - achieved a major milestone, as it was certified as a NATO accredited Education and Training Facility for a period of six years, by the Allied Command Transformation.
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Italy assumes command of NATO Mission Iraq

On 10 May 2022, Lieutenant General Giovanni Iannucci from Italy assumed command of NATO Mission Iraq, following a change of command ceremony held in Baghdad. He succeeds Lieutenant General Michael Lollesgaard from Denmark, who had assumed his command on 6 May 2021.
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Italy hosts first training course for Allied Joint Air Operations

The Italian Joint Operations School in Guidonia has recently held the first edition of the Joint Fires Course for military personnel of Allied and partner countries. The course lasted from 22 to 26 November and featured the participation by twenty people.
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Deputy Secretary General inaugurates Jordan’s Military Women’s Training Centre

NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană marked the inauguration of the Military Women’s Training Center in Jordan in a virtual address on 7 June 2021.
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NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) supports distance learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Personnel from NATO and partner countries held a first virtual meeting from 16 to 18 November in order to exchange best practices from professional military education institutions using online platforms. Responding to the challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) hosted the event with the aim support the adaptation and development of professional military education to the new circumstances.
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Students graduate from Multinational Special Aviation Programme Training Centre in Croatia

On Friday 30 October 2020 the first group of students from the NATO Multinational Special Aviation Training Programme hosted by Croatia received their graduation after successfully completing a first training module. Nineteen students completed the Special Operations Air Planning Course conducted at the Multinational Special Operations Programme campus in Zadar, Croatia.
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NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) deepens defence capacity building for partners

A total of 99 personnel, representing 53 defence education institutions and NATO staff from 20 Allied nations and Western European Partner countries participated in the seven-day annual Clearing House meeting under NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). The online gathering took place on 14-22 September 2020. The meeting helped to identify and meet partner needs, seek to develop synergies and cooperation between DEEP programmes[1], as well as harmonise bilateral efforts.

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