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17 Oct. 2018

NATO Deputy Secretary General: “Security does not come for free”

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller laid out the importance of defence spending at a time of unprecedented security challenges in a speech at the annual NATO Resource Conference in Paris on Tuesday (16 October 2018).

17 Oct. 2018

US Marines land in Iceland in initial phase of exercise Trident Juncture

Around 90 US Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit landed at Keflavík on Wednesday (17 October 2018), marking the initial phase of NATO’s Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 in Iceland. The main phase of Trident Juncture will start in Norway on October 25. Arriving by MV-22 Osprey and CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters from the USS Iwo Jima, the Marines practised securing the airfield and key infrastructure, in cooperation with the Icelandic Police.

17 Oct. 2018

Berlin hosts NATO-Industry Forum 2018

The NATO-Industry Forum is the primary venue for strategic dialogue with the defence and security industry on NATO capability planning and development. Sponsored by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the Forum is co-organised by Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, General André Lanata, and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, Mr Camille Grand.

16 Oct. 2018

NATO commemorates Battle of the Atlantic as US forces arrive in Iceland

Top US and Icelandic officials met in Reykjavik on Tuesday (16 October 2018) to commemorate the Battle of the Atlantic, World War II’s longest continuous military campaign. On a ceremony aboard the Icelandic Coast Guard Vessel THOR, Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson and Admiral James G. Foggo III, Commander of NATO’s Joint Force Command Naples and US Naval Forces in Europe and Africa, jointly laid a wreath into the sea to honour all those who fell in the fight for freedom.

16 Oct. 2018

Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain visit NATO headquarters

On 15 and 16 October 2018, the Political Affairs and Security Policy Division received a delegation of Diplomats from the Kingdom of Bahrain.

12 Oct. 2018

NATO Secretary General visits USS Harry S. Truman, en route to Exercise Trident Juncture

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the North Sea on Friday (12 October 2018), together with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti. The USS Truman is en route to participate in NATO’s biggest exercise in years, Trident Juncture 2018, joining around sixty other ships from across the Alliance.

12 Oct. 2018

Two NATO scientific projects successfully tested in Serbia

Two disaster relief tools, namely a multinational telemedicine facility and the Next-Generation Incident Command System, were tested during a civil preparedness exercise in Serbia from 8 to 11 October 2018. These tools were developed in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.

12 Oct. 2018

Hungary increases its scientific cooperation with NATO

Scientists and other experts from NATO and Hungary discussed future projects of cooperation at the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Information Day held in Budapest on 11 October 2018.

11 Oct. 2018

UK and German forces test military mobility en route to NATO’s biggest exercise in decades

UK troops landed at Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Wednesday (10 October 2018) as German tanks boarded a cargo ship on their way to Norway for Exercise Trident Juncture 2018 – NATO's largest since the Cold War.

10 Oct. 2018

Mediterranean Dialogue Partner Countries discuss Small Arms and Light Weapons with NATO

On 8-9 October, NATO welcomed at the NATO Headquarters Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) experts from the seven MD countries for a two-day Seminar with Allies aimed at promoting regional and bilateral cooperation. The event enabled participating countries to discuss the challenges emanating from the proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the region and from their illicit trafficking. The Seminar aimed at identifying future avenues of cooperation between NATO and MD countries, in complementarity with other existing international efforts.

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