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Allies select initial two Pilot Training Campuses for NATO Flight Training Europe

On Thursday (2 December 2021), the 10 Allies participating in the NATO Flight Training Europe (NFTE) High Visibility Project – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Spain, and Turkey – officially designated the initial two NFTE Training Campuses.
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Maritime Unmanned Systems Innovation Advisory Board discuss NATO innovation in the maritime domain

The NATO Maritime Unmanned Systems (MUS) Innovation Advisory Board met on the 9-10 November 2021 for the first time at NATO Headquarters. It provides advice to NATO HQ on the development and use of Maritime Unmanned Systems and all new technologies in the maritime domain.
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Eleven Allies launch multinational projects to boost CBRN defence

The Ministers of Defence from 11 NATO Allies launched three multinational High Visibility Projects to provide CBRN protection equipment, develop and procure CBRN detection and identification systems, as well as potentially establish a network of CBRN defence facilities. The letters of intent launching these initiatives were signed in the margins of the NATO Defence Ministers’ meeting on 21 October 2021.
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Fifteen Allies deepen cooperation on Ground Based Air Defence

Defence Ministers from 15 NATO Allies reaffirmed their commitment to multinationally develop, acquire and deliver Ground Based Air Defence capabilities, which will protect Allied personnel, equipment and facilities from air based threats. This was done in the margins of the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting on 21 October 2021.
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Eight Allies reshape the logistics for ammunitions

The Defence Ministers of Belgium, Estonia, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, and Spain signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Friday (16 July 2021) to modernize the storage and provision of ammunitions. Under the new Multinational Ammunition Warehousing Initiative – or MAWI - participating Allies will create a single set of principles for the storage and management of ammunition stockpiles in various multinational warehouse locations.
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Ten Allies start new era in pilot training

Defence Ministers from 10 NATO countries on Wednesday (9 June 2021) agreed to bolster the training of their nation’s military pilots, taking advantage of new technologies such as virtual reality.
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Four NATO Allies and one partner boost Special Operations Forces capabilities

The Regional Special Operations Component Command (R-SOCC) declared that it has reached Initial Operational Capability on 12 May 2021 as part of exercise Black Swan 2021 (19 April – 14 May 2021).
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13 Allies and one NATO partner expand munitions cooperation amid significant success

Thirteen Allies and one partner nation have on 19 February committed to creating a multinational solution for addressing all of their air munition needs.
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Belgium joins the NATO Flight Training Europe initiative

On February 19 2021, Belgium joined the NATO Flight Training Europe (NFTE) High Visibility Project.
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Composite Special Operations Component Command reaches full operational capability

Belgium, Denmark, and the Netherlands declared their Composite Special Operations Component Command (C-SOCC) headquarters as fully operational on Monday 7 December 2020. The Composite Special Operations Component Command combines national capabilities from the three participating nations into a deployable multinational headquarters, specifically designed for commanding several Special Operations Forces task groups. This innovative approach provides the participating nations with a capability that exceeds the sum of their individual national contributions.

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