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NATO Exercises

Current as of July 27, 2020

Please note:  Due to COVID-19 it is possible that exercises have been changed, reduced or cancelled by either the organising NATO HQ or the organising Nation.


EVENT EVENT_DATESLOCATION

BRILLIANT BLUEPRINT 20

Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum is to organise a rehearsal of advance planning in 2020 with participation of key leaders and selected planning, liaison and coordination elements in order to rehearse complex parts of Plans/Orders, improve understanding and coordination of parts of the Plans/Orders and improve existing Plans.


24 - 28 AugustNetherlands

DYNAMIC MOVE II 20

To exercise naval mine warfare (NMW) tactics and procedures, the Allied Worldwide Navigational System (AWNIS), and Naval Cooperation on and Guidance for Shipping (NCAGS) procedures in order to enhance participant's ability to conduct littoral and amphibious operations.


31 August - 10 SeptemberItaly (CMED)

STEADFAST PYRAMID 20

An Exercise Study focused on further developing the abilities of commanders and senior staff to plan and conduct operations through the application of operational art in decision making based on the ACO Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD) and utilising a complex, contemporary scenario.


6 - 11 SeptemberLatvia

KFOR ST III 20

Conducted to familiarise future Key Leaders of HQ KFOR with their new tasks, the overall situation in KFOR AOR (Area of Responsibility), and to prepare a smooth transition without loss of continuity.


8 - 16 SeptemberBosnia Herzegovina

RAMSTEIN GUARD 9 20

The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Center) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.


13 - 17 SeptemberRomania

STEADFAST PINNACLE 20

An Exercise Study focused on further developing the abilities of commanders and senior staff to plan and conduct operations through the application of operational art in decision making based on the ACO (Allied Command Operations) Comprehensive Operations Planning Directive (COPD) and utilising a complex, contemporary scenario.


13 - 18 SeptemberLatvia

RAMSTEIN GUARD 10 20

The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Center) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment. 


20 - 24 SeptemberEstonia, Latvia, Lithuania

STEADFAST FLOW 20

To provide training for Movement planning staffs and their respective Allied Deployment and Movement System (ADAMS) operators throughout NATO and from potential Partnership for Peace (PfP) troop contributing nations. This is accomplished by putting into practice, in a simulated environment, current Allied strategic movement planning processes and exercising/evaluating NATO Movement procedures.


21 - 25 SeptemberTurkey

DYNAMIC MARINER 20

To exercise NRF21 Component Command-Maritime HQ and forces (Combat Enhanced Training/Force Integration Training), validate the interoperability of NRF21 Maritime Forces at tactical level. To improve NATO Maritime Forces interoperability and implement the newest NATO concepts and doctrines.


24 September - 9 OctoberFrance

BRILLIANT JUMP II 20

To test the activation of the VJTF (Very High Readiness Joint Task Force), the collaborative deployment planning, and the readiness and mounting functions for the VJTF.


28 September - 2 OctoberTBD

DYNAMIC BONUS II 20

Seminar to prepare the MARCOM in order to be ready to train as a HQ and perform Maritime Component Command duties in a major operation.


28 September - 3 OctoberUnited Kingdom

NATO ADVISORY LIAISON TEAM PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING (NALT) II 20

Increase advisory proficiency and capability/enhance advisor understanding of capacity building.


1 -16 OctoberKosovo

RAMSTEIN GUARD 11 20

The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Center) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.


4 - 8 OctoberTurkey

DYNAMIC GUARD II - L 20

To maintain the level of proficiency in SNMG2 (Standing NATO Maritime Group) assigned units when not committed in NATO current operations and NRF operations.


15 - 22 OctoberMediterranean Sea

DYNAMIC MONARCH - L 20

To train and to demonstrate that NATO, in participation with others submarine operating nations, can co-operate in life saving operations from a distressed submarine, including all medical aspects involved in a submarine disaster.


17 - 29 OctoberTBD

RAMSTEIN GUARD 12 20

The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Center) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.


25 - 29 OctoberSpain

BRILLIANT JUMP 20 II Part II

BRJU20 will train and test readiness and responsiveness of VJTF20 (Very High Readiness Joint Task Force) in all domains.


28 October - 6 NovemberLithuania

ARRCADE FUSION 20 (NFS Exercise)

Train HQ ARRC's ability to exercise command and control of multiple manoeuvre divisions as a Corps HQ within a complex operating environment; and to develop subordinate formations' operating capability with a focus on defence.


31 October - 12 NovemberUnited Kingdom

DYNAMIC MASTER 20

NCAGS CPX designed to exercise NCAGS/AWNIS (Naval Co-operation and Guidance for Shipping/Allied Worldwide Navigational Information System) personnel at the headquarters and Shipping Points (SCP) in all NCAGS/AWNIS procedures in order to train and qualify personnel for Operation Ocean Shield and other current and future maritime operations.


9 - 20 NovemberUnited Kingdom

LOYAL LEDA 20

LOYAL LEDA 20 is an Article 5 CPX (Command Post Exercise) executing Collective Defence with MJO + Force Elements. LOLE will exercise Land operations with a clear focus at the tactical level. Also, LOLE provides the venue for the inclusion of potential Land Follow-on Forces (FoF).


10 - 19 NovemberUnited Kingdom

CYBER COALITION 20

While the exercise objectives may change, the exercise itself will be based on a scenario which involves significantly increased cyber threats and activities, but should remain below the NATO crisis threshold. The exercise objectives will always reflect a cyber defence exercise with emphasis on decision-making processes, technical and operational procedures, and collaboration between all participants.


16 - 20 NovemberEstonia

RAMSTEIN GUARD 13 20

The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Centre) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.


16 - 20 NovemberItaly

RS KLT II 20 (Resolute Support Key Leader Training II 20)

To prepare Key Leaders for their role and responsibilities prior to their deployment to RSM, including team building. RSM KLT consists of 3 days of Academics at JFCBS then one week in-Theatre Recce.


25 November - 3 DecemberNetherlands

STEADFAST JUPITER-JACKAL 20

It is a Strategic, Operational, and Tactical-level Joint Command Post Exercise (CPX) / Computer Assisted Exercise (CAX) that will train and evaluate selected NATO Command Structure (NCS) and NATO Force Structure (NFS) HQs in planning for and executing an Out of Area Non-Article 5 Crisis Response Operation (NA5CRO) at regional scale in NATO Strategic Direction South.


1 - 10 DecemberItaly, Germany

NAPLES RESERVE II 20

To orient and prepare the ORF (Operational Reserve Force) Battalions key personnel for a possible operation in the AOO (Area of Operations). To reinforce KFOR in the AOO coinciding with relevant events, to demonstrate NATO's capability to reinforce the forces in theatre.


1 - 31 December (TBD)Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia

KFOR ST IV 20

Conducted to familiarise future Key Leaders of HQ KFOR with their new tasks, the overall situation in KFOR Area of Responsibility and to prepare a smooth transition without loss of continuity.


8 - 16 DecemberBosnia Herzegovina

RS TE I 21 (Resolute Support Training Event III 20)

To train the incoming CSE (Core Staff Element) of the HQ RSM (Headquarter Resolute Support Mission) and prepare them for operations in Afghanistan.


18-28 January 2021Poland

GRIFFIN FORCE I 2021 (NATO Force Structure Exercise)

EX GRFE I 21 aims to bring together Stand-up VJTF (Very High Readiness Joint Task Force) (Land), HQs, HRN (Host receiving Nation) and all respective stakeholders in order to initiate logistic planning and preparation process and build a foundation for a continued cooperation between HQs, HRN, incoming forces and all other enablers.


18-20 January 2021Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland

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