23 Entries

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Sniper Activity – NATO Allies and partners spar at the European Best Sniper Team Competition

The European Best Sniper Team Competition pits 45 teams of sharpshooters from many NATO Allies and partners against each other for seven days of gruelling and stressful tests of skill. In 2023, NATO’s newest Ally Finland triumphed. For those familiar with Finnish history, this comes as no surprise.
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Deep dive – Under the waves with Croatian Special Forces and US Navy SEALs

NATO Special Operations Forces need to be able to tackle the most complex tasks in the most difficult environments – from scaling the side of a ship while under fire to diving to the depths of the sea. Croatian Special Forces recently tested their maritime skills during a joint exercise with US Navy SEALs in the Adriatic.
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Allies practise air interoperability with Finland and Sweden

NATO Allies and partners Finland and Sweden, have had a week of intensive cooperation in the skies over Estonia in the just-concluded exercise Ramstein Alloy. The regular NATO exercise focused on real-world scenarios faced by NATO’s Air Policing personnel deployed in the Baltic region.
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''Interoperability is at the heart of our Alliance'', says the Chair of the NATO Military Committee

On 16-18 March 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Norway, where he met with His Majesty King Harald V of Norway, the Minister of Defence, H.E.Mr Odd Roger Enoksen and the Chief of Defence, General Eirik Kristoffersen. He also attended the Distinguished Visitors’ Day for exercise Brilliant Jump 22.
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NATO Allies train anti-submarine tactics during exercise Dynamic Manta

NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise, Dynamic Manta, kicked off on Monday (21 February 2022) off the coast of Sicily. Ships, submarines, as well as aircraft and personnel from nine Allied nations converged in the central Mediterranean Sea for anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare training.
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NATO battlegroup wraps up largest winter exercise in Estonia

Around 1,400 NATO soldiers took part in exercise Winter Camp in Estonia this year, testing their infantry and armour capabilities against harsh winter conditions. The annual exercise, which ran from 29 January to 6 February in 2022, involved British, French and Estonian forces from NATO's multinational battlegroup in Tapa. As the largest winter exercise for the battlegroup, Winter Camp incorporated live firing, anti-tank exercises, infantry patrols and engineering tasks.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General: standardization makes interoperability amongst Allies possible

Today (29 September 2020), in an online event marking 70 years of NATO standardization, NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană stressed the importance of standardization for NATO’s cohesion and effectiveness.
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Emerging and disruptive technology webinar on interoperability

In the context of its ongoing work on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division organized a webinar on 16 July 2020 on interoperability. The workshop brought together Allied officials and external experts to discuss interoperability when it comes to dealing with a range of new, and rapidly evolving, technologies.
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NATO exercise helps improve interoperability for 22 nations across 10 time zones

The Coalition Warrior exercise - NATO’s largest interoperability event - drew to a successful close on Thursday (25 June 2020). The exercise, which took place virtually this year, saw participants log in from test sites in San Diego on the US West Coast all the way to Ankara, Turkey.
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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee supports NATO efforts for enhanced interoperability

The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Peter Pavel attends the Distinguished Visitor’s Day of the annual NATO-led Coalition Warrior Interoperability eXploration, eXperimentation, eXamination, eXercise (CWIX), held at the Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) in Bydgoszcz (Poland) from June 13-30, 2016.

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