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Who is Prof. André Xuereb?

Six questions to a quantum physicist securing our communications.
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NATO and national experts to share ideas at cyber security symposium

NATO’s largest cyber security conference will see its 15th edition in October. The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency will host the NATO Information Assurance Symposium (NIAS) in Mons, Belgium on 15-17 October 2019.
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NATO will defend itself (Article by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg published in Prospect)

The alliance will guard its cyber domain—and invoke collective defence if required.
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Who is Prof. Otokar Grošek? - Four questions to the winner of NATO’s prestigious Science Partnership Prize in cyber security for 2018

Four questions to the winner of NATO’s prestigious Science Partnership Prize in cyber security for 2018.
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Allies to receive first shipment of Precision Guided Munitions acquired through NATO

Today (22 August 2018), the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) received the first lot of Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs), acquired through a NATO project involving 11 Allies and one NATO partner. The PGMs, produced in the United States, will be delivered to their final recipients, Belgium and Denmark, in the coming weeks. The value of this initial acquisition is around 20 million US dollars.
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1958 - 2018: The Science for Peace and Security Programme celebrates its 60th anniversary

2018 marks the 60th anniversary of the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, the foundations of which were laid on 13 December 1956, when the North Atlantic Council endorsed a report to enhance non-military cooperation and coordination within NATO in line with Articles 2 and 4 of the North Atlantic Treaty. Known as the Report of the Three Wise Men, it proposed concrete activities to enhance cooperation in the areas of politics, economics and science. The final Report of three NATO Ministers, i.e. Lester B. Pearson (Foreign Minister of Canada), Gaetano Martino (Foreign Minister of Italy), and Halvard Lange (Foreign Minister of Norway), included a dedicated subchapter on scientific and technological cooperation.
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SPS - Still Pretty Smart @ 60: NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Exactly 60 years ago, on 29 March 1958, the North Atlantic Council met in Paris where the then 15 NATO Ambassadors formally announced the establishment of a NATO Science Committee and the position of a Science Advisor to the Secretary General. Professor Norman F. Ramsey, a renowned US physicist from Harvard University who had once worked on the Manhattan Project, was appointed Science Advisor and chaired the first meeting of the NATO Science Committee, marking the foundation of the NATO Science Programme. Against the background of the launch of Sputnik1 by the Soviet Union, one of the Programme’s major goals was to promote the training of scientists within NATO countries to facilitate exchanges, build networks, and increase returns on research investments.
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NATO Secretary General accepts Halifax Builder Award, hails transatlantic bond

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg accepted the Halifax Builder Award on behalf of NATO in the margins of the Halifax International Security Forum on Friday (17 November 2017). The award is presented annually to individuals or organisations which have made an outstanding contribution to strengthening cooperation amongst democracies. Mr Stoltenberg called the award “a great recognition for all those who have worked tirelessly for peace and security within the NATO Alliance”.
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11 NATO Allies and Finland united in buying Precision Guided Munitions

On Thursday (9 November 2017), Hungary, the United Kingdom, and Finland joined a long-standing multinational effort to acquire Air-to-Ground Precision Guided Munitions. During a signing ceremony, the Defence Minister of Denmark and his counterparts from the new participants signed an amendment to the existing Memorandum of Understanding to mark their official accession.
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Multi-Role Tanker Transport Fleet expands significantly - Germany and Norway to join the MMF

In a signing ceremony on 25 September, 2017, the current Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport Fleet (MMF) acquisition contract with industry was amended to include both Germany and Norway as participants to the MMF project along with the Netherlands and Luxembourg. This contract amendment is the direct result of the German and Norwegian decision to join the overarching Memorandum of Understanding for a European multinational fleet of Airbus tanker transport aircraft during the NATO Defence Ministerial Meeting on 29 June.

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