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Military Committee

Military Committee (MC)

Military Committee (MC)

The Military Committee (MC) is the senior military authority in NATO and the oldest permanent body in NATO after the North Atlantic Council, both having been formed only months after the Alliance came into being. It is the primary source of military advice to the North Atlantic Council and the Nuclear Planning Group, and gives direction to the two Strategic Commanders.

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International Military Staff

International Military Staff (IMS)

International Military Staff (IMS)

The International Military Staff (IMS) is the executive body of the Military Committee (MC), NATO’s senior military authority.

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NATO Chiefs of Defence assess current adaptation and future requirements

NATO Chiefs of Defence assess current adaptation and future requirements

15 Jan. 2020

On 14 and 15 January 2020, the NATO Chiefs of Defence gathered for the 182nd Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session (MCCS), their first meeting of 2020. The two-day discussions focused on NATO’s Deterrence and Defence Posture, including the Deterrence and Defence Euro-Atlantic Area Concept, the Enablement of SACEUR’s Area of Responsibility as well as NATO’s Operations, Missions and Activities. The Chiefs of Defence held a special session with the NATO Partner Georgia.

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Historic moment for the NATO Military Committee

Historic moment for the NATO Military Committee

06 Jan. 2020

On 6 January 2020, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach officially welcomed Vice-Admiral Louise Dedichen as NATO Military Representative for Norway, and as the first woman to serve on the Committee.

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Imperial War Museum bids farewell to Air Chief Marshal Peach

Imperial War Museum bids farewell to Air Chief Marshal Peach

13 Dec. 2019

On Friday 13th December, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, hands over the chairmanship of the Imperial War Museum to his deputy, Matthew Westerman.

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