2015

French tanks take part in Exercise PUMA 2015

French tanks take part in Exercise PUMA 2015

May 29, 2015
A French armoured battle group with Main Battle Tanks Leclerc was deployed to the Drawsko Pomorskie camp, in north-western Poland for seven weeks taking part in Exercise PUMA 2015 .

Dutch News Network visits SHAPE and speaks with Brigadier General Nico Tak

Dutch News Network visits SHAPE and speaks with Brigadier General Nico Tak

May 28, 2015
Dutch Broadcasting Network, NOS Nieuwsuur, visited SHAPE recently and the Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Centre.  The news network also had the opportunity to speak with the Director of the CCOMC, Dutch Brigadier General Nico Tak.

NATOs Shipping Centre Weekly Piracy Update

NATOs Shipping Centre Weekly Piracy Update

May 27, 2015
The NATO Shipping Centre (NSC) is the link between NATO naval forces and the merchant shipping community. Permanently manned by NATO, the NSC is the primary point of contact for the exchange of merchant shipping information between NATO's military authorities and the international shipping community.

Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 makes port visit to Latvia

Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 makes port visit to Latvia

May 27, 2015
Following exercises with the Lithuanian Navy, Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 made a port visit to Riga, Latvia.

Memorial Day Ceremony at the American Cemetery & Memorial, Margraten, the Netherlands

Memorial Day Ceremony at the American Cemetery & Memorial, Margraten, the Netherlands

May 26, 2015
On a beautiful warm and sunny afternoon the good people of the American Battle Monuments Commission, the Superintendent and staff of the Netherlands American Cemetery, a host of local and regional officials but, most importantly, the Dutch people turned out in their thousands to pay tribute to the soldiers who fought for their freedom.

Norway repeats leading role in NATOs Baltic Air Policing mission

Norway repeats leading role in NATOs Baltic Air Policing mission

May 21, 2015
Norway is the leading nation for the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission and flies currently with four F-16 fighters from Šiauliai airbase in Lithuania. They are augmented by Italian Eurofighters, British Typhoons and Belgian F-16s. Norway will lead the mission from May until August 2015.

Ukrainian Chief of the Armed Forces visits SHAPE

Ukrainian Chief of the Armed Forces visits SHAPE

May 21, 2015
Today the Chief of General Staff – Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Colonel General Viktor Muzhenko visited the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe to discuss the current situation in Ukraine, areas for cooperation and reforms.

NATO allies demonstrate defence of Eastern Europe

NATO allies demonstrate defence of Eastern Europe

May 20, 2015
Exercise Platinum Eagle is a multinational exercise among NATO allies including Romania, Bulgaria, and the U.S. that began yesterday and will continue until 28 May 2015.

Portugal new member in NATO's enhanced Air Policing efforts

Portugal new member in NATO's enhanced Air Policing efforts

May 19, 2015
Portuguese F-16 aircraft were deployed to Campia Turzii, Romania in early May and are integrated into NATO’s peacetime Air Policing posture until later this summer. The Portuguese F-16s will have Air Policing missions and training activities alongside the Romanian Air Force.

NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Concludes

NATO Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Concludes

May 18, 2015
NATO anti-submarine warfare (ASW) Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE, in which 10 Allied nations participated alongside partner nation Sweden, took place off the Norwegian coast from 4 until 15 May.

Exercise Combined Resolve IV takes place in Germany

Exercise Combined Resolve IV takes place in Germany

May 15, 2015
Exercise Combined Resolve IV will feature more than 4,700 participants from 10 NATO Allies including Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Latvia, Romania, Slovenia, the United States, and 3 partner nations of Moldova, Montenegro and Serbia. The U.S. Army will exercise its regionally aligned forces to Europe at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas (Germany) during the exercise Combined Resolve IV, from May 6 until June 26.

Video: CNN Christiane Amanpour interviews Gen Breedlove in Turkey

Video: CNN Christiane Amanpour interviews Gen Breedlove in Turkey

May 14, 2015
CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with SACEUR, General Phil Breedlove, during NATO's foreign ministers meeting in Turkey.

 

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