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NATO helps to strengthen Moldova’s military medical capacity

NATO has delivered military medical equipment worth 700,000 euros to the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Moldova, through the NATO-led Defence Capacity Building Package for Moldova. It was financed through contributions from Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Turkiyë, and the United Kingdom and implemented by NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). The delivery was marked at a ceremony organised by Moldova’s Ministry of Defence, on Thursday (25 April 2024), in Chisinau.
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Canada joins NATO air munitions initiative

Canada has joined NATO’s Air Battle Decisive Munitions (ABDM) framework, which reduces the costs and delivery times of ammunition. The agreement was signed on Wednesday (17 April 2024) in the margins of a bi-annual meeting of NATO’s National Armaments Directors.
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NATO and Ukraine start major defence procurement review

A conference marking a new phase in NATO’s partnership with Ukraine will take place in Luxembourg this week. Delegates from NATO and Ukraine will meet to discuss modernising Ukraine’s defence procurement processes to make them faster, more sustainable and more transparent. Stacy Cummings, General Manager of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency, will open conference proceedings and speakers include Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Defence Dmytro Klymenkov and Tom Goffus, NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Operations.
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NATO completes modernisation of major airbase in Albania

Albania officially re-opened Kuçova airbase on Monday (4 March 2024), after transforming the decades-old base into a modern hub for NATO future air operations. Located around 80 kilometres south of Tirana, Kuçova airbase will serve Albania and support Alliance logistics, air operations, training and exercises. NATO funded the base upgrade with around €50 million.
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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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