|25 Nov. 2020 ||
Denmark assumes command of NATO Mission Iraq
Lieutenant-General Per Pugholm Olsen of the Danish Armed Forces is the new Commander of the NATO Mission Iraq, following a change of command ceremony held in Baghdad on 24 November 2020. He succeeds Major-General Jennie Carignan of the Canadian Armed Forces, who had assumed command of the mission in November 2019.
|20 Nov. 2020 ||
Two Allies and one partner join the Maritime Unmanned Systems (MUS) Initiative
NATO Allies Canada and Romania and NATO partner Australia joined the Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative on 20 November 2020. The Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative aims to strengthen the ability of navies to operate in a multinational context above, on, and under the water, in an increasingly complex maritime domain.
|19 Nov. 2020 ||
Five nations join forces to develop the Next Generation of Medium Multi-Role Helicopters
France, Germany, Greece, Italy and the United Kingdom announced the launch of a multinational project on Next-Generation Rotorcraft Capabilities on 19 November 2020.
|12 Nov. 2020 ||
Fifth Phoenix aircraft arrives at the AGS Main Operating Base
On 12 November 2020 the fifth and last NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft arrived at the AGS Main Operating Base in Sigonella, Italy. The arrival of the RQ-4D aircraft at its home base in Europe represents a new milestone in the NATO AGS Programme, completing the NATO AGS fleet.
|07 Nov. 2020 ||
The Chairman of the NATO Military committee visits key NATO assets in Latvia
The Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach travelled to Riga, Latvia on 6-7 November 2020 to meet with with the Latvian Minister of Defence Dr Artis Pabriks and the Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Leonīds Kalniņš.
|30 Oct. 2020 ||
Students graduate from Multinational Special Aviation Programme Training Centre in Croatia
On Friday 30 October 2020 the first group of students from the NATO Multinational Special Aviation Training Programme hosted by Croatia received their graduation after successfully completing a first training module. Nineteen students completed the Special Operations Air Planning Course conducted at the Multinational Special Operations Programme campus in Zadar, Croatia.
|28 Oct. 2020 ||
Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence will boost security and prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic, NATO Deputy Secretary General says
"There are considerable benefits of setting up a transatlantic digital community cooperating on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging and disruptive technologies, where NATO can play a key role as a facilitator for innovation and exchange", said NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană. On Wednesday (28 October 2020) he took part in a high-level virtual discussion on transatlantic cooperation in the era of AI, organised by the Atlantic Council's Future Europe Initiative and GeoTech Center.
|23 Oct. 2020 ||
NATO Defence Ministers take decisions to strengthen our security
NATO Defence Ministers agreed to further strengthen Allied security during their virtual meetings over the last two days (22-23 October 2020). On Friday, Allied Ministers discussed NATO’s training missions in Afghanistan and Iraq, which are helping build long-term security and stability.
|23 Oct. 2020 ||
Ten Allies agree to explore modular solution for ground based air defence
Ten NATO Defence Ministers launched a multinational initiative for developing very short range, short range and medium range Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) capabilities.
|23 Oct. 2020 ||
Four Allies launch multinational initiative on Rapidly Deployable Mobile Counter Rockets, Artillery And Mortar Capability
The Defence Ministers of Germany, Greece, Hungary and the United Kingdom launched a new NATO multinational High Visibility Project (HVP) to address growing challenges in the area of Rapidly Deployable Mobile Counter Rockets, Artillery, and Mortar (C-RAM).