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NATO concludes contracts for another $1.2 billion in artillery ammunition

On Tuesday (23 January 2024), Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and General Manager of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) Stacy Cummings concluded contracts for the purchase of around 220,000 155-millimetre artillery shells worth 1.2 billion US dollars.
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NATO to buy 1,000 Patriot missiles to enhance Allies’ air defences

NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency will support a coalition of Allies, including Germany, the Netherlands, Romania and Spain to procure up to 1,000 Patriot missiles to strengthen their air defences amid Russia’s war against Ukraine. The contract will expand the European production of the missiles, enhancing supply and ensuring the replenishment of Allied stockpiles.
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NATO Secretary General welcomes contracts worth 2.4 billion euros to strengthen ammunition stockpiles

At their meeting in Paris this week, NATO Allies and partners in the Land Battle Decisive Munitions framework drove forward efforts to increase ammunition stocks. In the run-up to this meeting, the NATO Support and Procurement Agency put framework contracts and orders into place for hundreds of thousands of pieces of key ammunition. These contracts, estimated at 2.4 billion euros – including 1 billion euros in firm orders – will deliver a wide variety of critical munition types such as 155mm artillery, anti-tank guided missiles and main battle tank ammunition. The first deliveries under these contracts are scheduled to start towards the end of 2023.
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Four more Allies join NATO’s Multinational Ammunition Warehousing Initiative

Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany and Luxembourg joined NATO’s Multinational Ammunition Warehousing Initiative (MAWI) on Thursday (15 June 2023). MAWI plays a key role for enabling the pre-positioning of adequate munition stockpiles in support of NATO’s multinational battlegroups on the Alliance’s eastern flank.
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Earthquake response: Japan completes first NATO aid flight to Türkiye

More aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Türkiye, as NATO Allies and partners continue to provide assistance following the devastating earthquakes in February. A first shipment of aid from Japan arrived on Friday (17 March 2023).
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Earthquake response: NATO to deploy shelter facilities to Türkiye

NATO Allies agreed on Thursday (9 February 2023) to deploy fully-equipped temporary housing to Türkiye, in order to help accommodate people displaced by the devastating earthquakes of 6 February. NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Christopher G. Cavoli, will direct the effort.
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Luxembourg to bolster NATO’s future surveillance capability development

On 25 May 2022, Luxembourg declared its intent to provide around 5M EUR between 2023 and 2025 to help accelerate the development of NATO’s first multi-domain surveillance capability, known as the Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) initiative.
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NATO, Allied and partner Military Representatives attend the 2022 Invictus Games

On Tuesday (19 April 2022), the Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee, Lieutenant General Lance Landrum, and military representatives from several Allied and partner nations attended the 2022 Invictus Games in The Hague, the Netherlands. Founded in 2014 by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, this annual multi-sport competition is open to servicemen and women who have suffered life-changing injuries whilst serving their country.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Luxembourg

On Monday (04 October 2021), NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană travelled to Luxembourg and met with Deputy Prime Minister/Minister of Defence François Bausch and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean Asselborn.
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NATO Allies stand together against wildfires

Albania, Greece, North Macedonia and Turkey have received support from their NATO Allies in dealing with devastating wildfires faced since July. The assistance provided included the delivery of ground and air assets most needed to help contain the spread of the fires.

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