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23 Mar. 2023 230323-ims.jpg - The NATO Military Committee visits Allied Joint Forces Command Brunssum - 23 March 2023, 121.69KB

NATO Military Committee heads to JFC Brunssum as the Alliance boosts deterrence and defence on its way to Multi-Domain Operations

On 23rd March 2023, the NATO Military Committee visited Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), in the Netherlands. The Allied and Invitee Military Representatives were briefed on ongoing work strands and deliverables to be presented at the Vilnius Summit in July 2023.
02 Mar. 2023 230302-ims-act.jpg - NATO Military Committee visit to ACT - 28 FEB 2023, 63.86KB

NATO Military Committee visits key NATO and US Strategic Commands

From 28 February to 2 March 2023, the NATO Military Committee visited NATO’s Allied Command Transformation, Allied Joint Force Command Norfolk, the US Joint Staff Headquarters and the US 2nd Fleet. The visit provided an opportunity for the NATO Military Representatives and Invitees Finland and Sweden, to gain more insights in the capabilities and challenges of each of these commands, in their respective areas of responsibility.
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Chair of the Military Committee highlights Albania’s contributions to Alliance

From 6 to 8 to February 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer visited Albania at the invitation of the Albanian Chief of Defence, Brigadier General Arben Kingji. The Chair met with the Albanian President, H.E. Bajram Begaj, the Albanian Prime Minister, Mr Edi Rama, the Albanian Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mrs Olta Xhaçka and the Albanian Defence Minister, Mr Niko Peleshi. Discussions focussed on Euro-Atlantic security and Albania’s contributions to the Alliance. Admiral Bauer also addressed the Albanian Armed Forces Defence and Security College and visited the Albanian Special Operations Regiment.
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NATO Military Committee discusses NATO-Georgia military cooperation

On 30 January 2023, the NATO Military Committee discussed the military cooperation between NATO and Georgia. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the current security situation in and around Georgia, its security sector development, its contributions to NATO-led missions and operations, and the maritime security in the Black Sea context.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee commends Portugal for its global security vision

From 20 to 23 January 2023, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer was in Portugal, at the invitation of the Portuguese Chief of Defence, Admiral António Silva Ribeiro. During the visit, Admiral Bauer attended a military ceremony, with Admiral Silva Ribeiro, before heading to the Joint Command for Military Operations. He also met with the Portuguese Minister of Defence, Mrs Helena Carreiras.
19 Jan. 2023 230118c-001.jpg - Session DSG - NATO Chiefs of Defence Meeting, 126.77KB

NATO military leadership addresses new era of collective defence

On 18 and 19 January 2023, the NATO Military Committee, joined by Invitees Finland and Sweden, met in Chiefs of Defence format in Brussels. The Chiefs of Defence discussed the strengthening of the Defence and Deterrence posture of the Alliance by increasing readiness, developing capabilities and interlinking national and NATO military planning more closely than ever.
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NATO hosts Belgian and Dutch Invictus teams

On 19 January 2023, on the sidelines of the NATO Chiefs of Defence meeting, NATO hosted members of the Belgian and Dutch Invictus teams for a friendly game of sitting volleyball. This was part of an initiative to help build awareness for the Invictus Games Foundation, which promotes the use of sports to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women.
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NATO Chiefs of Defence meet in Brussels

The Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer, and the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Mircea Geoană, opened the first meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session of 2023 on Wednesday 18 January 2023. This meeting brings together the Allied Chiefs of Defence and their counterparts from Invitees Finland and Sweden.
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NATO Chiefs of Defence discuss operationalisation of Madrid Summit decisions

From 16 to 18 September 2022, the Allied Chiefs of Defence gathered for their annual conference, in Tallinn, Estonia. For the first time, Finland and Sweden attended the Military Committee Conference as NATO Invitees. The agenda reflected the changed security environment as well as the implementation of the decisions taken at the NATO Summit in Madrid, last June.
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Chair of the NATO Military Committee praises Estonia for its resilience and digital innovation

From 14 to 16 September 2022, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Rob Bauer conducted a country visit to Estonia, ahead of the annual NATO Military Conference that will be held in Tallinn. During his visit, he met with President Alar Karis, Minister of Defence Hanno Pevkur and Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Martin Herem. Admiral Bauer also travelled to Tapa to meet the 1st Infantry Brigade and NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence multinational Battlegroup.

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