2015

RAMSTEIN AMBITION II 2015 - A Truly Robust Exercise

RAMSTEIN AMBITION II 2015 - A Truly Robust Exercise

Jun 30, 2015
At Allied Air Command, exercise Ramstein Ambition-II 2015 just finished after ten intensive days of executing command and control over air, land, navy and special forces in a challenging fictitious scenario

Joint Forces Command Naples completes TRIDENT JOUST 2015

Joint Forces Command Naples completes TRIDENT JOUST 2015

Jun 29, 2015
CINCU, Romania – Allied Joint Force Command Naples, the NATO Response Force command and control headquarters, completed exercise TRIDENT JOUST 15 yesterday.

Germany Takes Command of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO

Germany Takes Command of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO

Jun 26, 2015
Yesterday morning, US Navy Rear Admiral Brad Williamson relinquished command of SNMG2 to German Navy Rear Admiral Jörg Klein during a brief ceremony conducted by NATO Allied Maritime Command’s Deputy Commander, Vice Admiral Bruno Paulmier, in Kiel Harbour (GER)

DSACEUR Visits Georgian Troops Preparing for RESOLUTE SUPPORT Cites 20 Year Partnership

DSACEUR Visits Georgian Troops Preparing for RESOLUTE SUPPORT Cites 20 Year Partnership

Jun 25, 2015
General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, DSACEUR, observed Georgian soldiers preparing for an upcoming deployment to NATO’s RESOLUTE SUPPORT mission in Afghanistan on June 25, while on an official visit to the country.

Troops put new tents to the test

Troops put new tents to the test

Jun 25, 2015
Allied Rapid Reaction Corps' Support Battalion is conducting Exercise JAVELIN POINT this month, a mission readiness exercise (MRX) at Imjin Barracks, in preparation for future operations.

Fourth C-130 touches down in Kabul, expands Afghan Air Force capabilities

Fourth C-130 touches down in Kabul, expands Afghan Air Force capabilities

Jun 24, 2015
A C-130 Hercules touched down at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, June 20, bringing expanded flight capabilities to the Afghan Air Force. It is the fourth and final aircraft in the fleet from the United States.

BBC video: NATO testing new rapid reaction force for first time

BBC video: NATO testing new rapid reaction force for first time

Jun 24, 2015
BBC Defence Correspondent Jonathan Beale reports: NATO has been testing its new rapid reaction force for the first time amid growing tensions with Russia. It was set up after the NATO summit in Wales last year as a response to the crisis in Ukraine. Last week, more than 2,000 troops from nine states have been taking part in the force's first exercise in Poland.

Stars and Stripes reports US to position armor in Baltics, Poland, southern Europe

Stars and Stripes reports US to position armor in Baltics, Poland, southern Europe

Jun 23, 2015
The U.S. will position about 250 tanks and armored vehicles across seven east European countries as part of a NATO-backed initiative to reassure allies on Russia’s periphery worried about Moscow’s intentions, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Tuesday in Estonia.

First NATO E-3A AWACS retires from active service

First NATO E-3A AWACS retires from active service

Jun 23, 2015
Today a NATO E-3A AWACS will depart from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen for its last flight. 449 is the first NATO AWACS from the E-3A Component to retire and will be flown to Davis Monthan Air Force Base.

ISMERLO Northwood Achieves Full Operational Capability

ISMERLO Northwood Achieves Full Operational Capability

Jun 22, 2015

Last week, Commander Submarine Forces NATO (COMSUBNATO) certified the International Submarine Escape and Rescue Liaison Office (ISMERLO) relocation to Northwood as having achieved full operational capability (FOC), at the conclusion of a two-day Alerted Mobilization Table Top (AMTT) Exercise.



TRIDENT JOUST main force arrives in Romania

TRIDENT JOUST main force arrives in Romania

Jun 22, 2015
SIBIU, Romania – The main body of NATO forces participating in exercise TRIDENT JOUST 15 landed at the Sibiu International Airport last weekend Saturday 20 June.

Dual change of command at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen

Dual change of command at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen

Jun 19, 2015
The Command of the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force and of the NATO E-3A Component has changed during a ceremony today at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen.

 

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