52 Entries

15 May. 2023 230515-HOTO-Ceremony-Pass-and-Review.jpg, 45.96KB

US demonstrates readiness to reinforce NATO battlegroup in Poland

The United States has shown its ability to rapidly deploy reinforcements to the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group in Poland, expanding its capabilities from a battalion to a brigade-level element. This advancement aligns with NATO's new Force Model, designed to strengthen the Alliance's unified response, and is in line with the 2022 NATO Summit's decisions.
14 Apr. 2023 230414-ims-cmc-romania.jpg, 99.45KB

Chair of NATO Military Committee visits Romania to discuss renewed focus on collective defence

From 11 to 14 April 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Romania upon the invitation of its Chief of Defence, General Daniel Petrescu. During the visit, Admiral Bauer met with the Defence Minister, Mr Angel Tîlvăr, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Bogdan Aurescu, and Presidential Advisor on National Security, Mr Ion Oprișor. Admiral Bauer visited the NATO Multinational Battlegroup; he was briefed at the Headquarters Multinational Corps South-East, the Multinational Division South-East; and visited troops stationed at the the Joint National Training Centre in Cincu, the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base and the Radio-electronic and Observation Brigade in Constanta.
13 Apr. 2023 230413-dsg-crimea-conf.jpg, 108.36KB

NATO Deputy Secretary General: the Black Sea region is important for Euro-Atlantic security

In an address to the Black Sea Security Conference of the International Crimea Platform in Bucharest on Thursday (13 April 2023), Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană underlined the strategic importance of the Black Sea region for Euro-Atlantic security. He highlighted NATO’s enhanced presence in the region, and the Alliance’s unprecedented support to Ukraine, as well as other partners at risk of Russian aggression, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova.
22 Feb. 2023 230222a-009-hz.jpg - NATO Secretary General attends B-9 Summit in Poland, 106.53KB

NATO Secretary General thanks US and B9 leaders for their strong support for NATO and Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today (22 February 2023) thanked US President Joe Biden and the leaders of the Bucharest 9 (B9) countries for their strong support for Ukraine and commitment to NATO collective defence.
14 Dec. 2022 221414a-003.jpg - NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria reaches full capability , 61.83KB

NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria reaches full capability

NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria reached full operational capability on Wednesday (14 December 2022). The milestone was marked by a ceremony presided over by Bulgaria’s Chief of Defence, Admiral Emil Eftimov, and the Commander of Italy’s Joint Operations Command, Lieutenant General Francesco Paolo Figliuolo.
18 Oct. 2022 221018-italy.jpg, 46.08KB

Italy takes command of NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria

Italy took command of NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Bulgaria in a ceremony on Monday (17 October 2022), with the participation of Bulgarian President Rumen Radev and Defence Minister Dimitar Stoyanov, Italian Defence Minister Lorenzo Guerini, and the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Christopher G. Cavoli. “This is a historic day, because today we witness our first transfer of authority of command of a new battlegroup from one Ally to another,” said Gen. Cavoli.
21 Sep. 2022 220921-romania-001.jpg, 84.64KB

Rain on the range – Getting muddy with NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Romania

Earlier this year, Allies agreed to enhance NATO’s presence in the east of the Alliance by establishing four new multinational battlegroups in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia (in addition to the existing battlegroups in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, which have been in place since 2017). Now, Allied troops are training together in these new battlegroups, demonstrating their ability and commitment to working together – come rain or come shine.
05 Sep. 2022 220905-german-troops.jpg, 58.92KB

First German NATO brigade troops arrive in Lithuania

Around a hundred German soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Sunday (4 September 2022), part of NATO’s increased presence on the Alliance’s eastern flank following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
23 Aug. 2022 220823-aircom.jpg, 33.05KB

NATO executes complex multinational exercise over Slovakia

Allied fighters, bombers and support aircraft conducted a large-scale, complex, multinational exercise over NATO's Eastern flank, on 22 August 2022.
30 Jun. 2022 220629i-047.jpg - Meeting of the North Atlantic Council at the level of Heads of State and Government with Partners - NATO Summit Madrid - Spain, 27-30 June 2022, 116.50KB

Madrid Summit ends with far-reaching decisions to transform NATO

The NATO Summit in Madrid drew to a close on Thursday (30 June 2022) with decisions to transform and strengthen the Alliance. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “The decisions we have taken in Madrid will ensure that our Alliance continues to preserve peace, prevent conflict, and protect our people and our values. Europe and North America, standing together in NATO.”

Back To Top