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Luxembourg to bolster NATO’s future surveillance capability development

On 25 May 2022, Luxembourg declared its intent to provide around 5M EUR between 2023 and 2025 to help accelerate the development of NATO’s first multi-domain surveillance capability, known as the Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) initiative.
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Conference of National Armaments Directors meets

The Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD) met on Tuesday and Wednesday (26-27 October 2021) for its Autumn Plenary with representatives from Allied and Interoperability Platform (IP) partners, as part of its regular cycle of meetings.
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NATO successfully tests Rapid Air Mobility procedures

NATO successfully tested procedures to fast-track the airlift of troops and equipment across Europe in a simulated crisis exercise in April. The three-day test of the Alliance’s “rapid air mobility” initiative was held in close coordination with Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation.
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Top Alliance procurement officials meet at NATO’s Brussels headquarters

Top procurement officials from NATO’s 30 Allies met on Thursday (29 April 2021) to discuss ways to adopt new and emerging technologies, and speed up the development and delivery of capabilities during a one-day meeting.
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Poland joins NATO assurance mission for Turkey

Poland deployed a contingent of troops to Turkey on Tuesday (20 April 2021), in support of NATO measures to bolster security in the southeast of the Alliance. The long-planned deployment will involve up to 80 personnel, supporting Turkey with maritime patrols over the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea with a Polish M28 "Bryza" aircraft. The mission will also work alongside NATO's naval groups in the region.
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NATO AWACS aircraft trains with Polish and US air forces

A NATO AWACS aircraft arrived in Krakow, Poland on Friday (21 August 2020) for a week-long training event with the Polish and US air forces. The long-planned activity involves exercising air command and control over Allied territory. Based at Geilenkirchen Air Base in Germany, NATO's fleet of 14 AWACS aircraft conducts a wide range of operations – including flights in support of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, as well as Operation Sea Guardian.
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Industry experts contribute to NATO’s future surveillance capabilities

More than 100 industry experts met at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (03 March 2020) to consider emerging technologies and concepts to meet NATO’s future surveillance and command and control requirements.
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Working with industry is integral part of NATO’s success, says Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

On 29th January 2020, the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach visited Geilenkirchen Airbase where he met Leanne Caret, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Defense Space & Security, Air Commodore Andrew Martin, Deputy Force Commander and Brigadier General Brian McDaniel, E-3A Component Commander of NATO’s Airborne Warning & Control System fleet.
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Secretary General marks $1 billion contract to modernise NATO’s fleet of AWACS aircraft

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the President of Boeing International, Sir Michael Arthur, met at Melsbroek Airport in Brussels on Wednesday (27 November 2019) to mark a major investment in the Alliance’s fleet of AWACS surveillance aircraft. NATO’s 1 billion dollar contract with Boeing will modernise the AWACS fleet, ensuring they continue to support the Alliance’s missions to 2035.
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NATO ships start missile defence drill off Scotland

Ships from nine NATO countries are taking part in live-fire air and missile defence drills off the coast of Scotland from Tuesday (7 May 2019). Exercise Formidable Shield will take place at the United Kingdom’s Hebrides training range, in the Western Isles of Scotland and will run until 19 May. Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO will conduct the exercise on behalf of the US Navy.

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