2023 NATO photo of the year
In 2023, photographers from NATO forces took thousands of pictures documenting this historic year. They captured the magnitude of landmark political events like the 2023 NATO Summit in Vilnius, the grit and cooperation of Allied troops conducting NATO exercises, and other moments of beauty, unity and humanity. We chose four of our favourite photos and put them to a vote on social media, asking the public to choose NATO’s photo of the year for 2023. And the winner is...
NATO's photo of the year for 2023:
24 July 2023 The British Army's Royal Lancers (Queen Elizabeths' Own) take part in Operation Cabrit, the UK operational deployment to Estonia, where UK troops are leading a NATO multinational battlegroup. Pictured here: the Royal Lancers get back to their cavalry heritage by conducting mounted armoured reconnaissance with the Polish Territorial Defence Force's 2nd Lubelska (Lublin) Brigade. Credit: The Royal Lancers, British Army
Scroll through the images below to see the other three photos that were part of the vote:
Check out NATO: a history in snapshots for more photos of Allies training, working and living together – one from every year of NATO’s history, including the winner of our public vote for 2023.