of expanded NATO naval operations in Mediterranean
For six months now NATO naval forces have been tasked with escorting
Allied civilian shipping through the Straits of Gibraltar, resulting
in a reduction of insurance rates and enhancing security in this strategic
"Over-the-horizon forces"on exercise in the Balkans
NATO Reserve Forces are currently participating in an operational
rehearsal nick-named Dynamic Response 2003. It started in Bosnia
and Herzegovina and Kosovo on 26 August and will last until 24 September.