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NATO Exercises

Current as of April 6, 2021

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.


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NOBLE JUMP I 21

To test the activation of the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), the collaborative deployment planning, and the readiness and mounting functions for the VJTF. This exercise will see the activation of the overall NRF chain, the activation of the Allied Movement Coordination Centre (AMCC) and some of the forces, including the NATO Communications and Information Systems Group (NCISG), moving from their home-stations to their specific port of embarkation. To be conducted as a Joint VJTF NRF exercise, "bolted-on" to a large scale National LIVEX and replacing the NRF component annual LIVEX and triennial High-Visibility Exercises..


19 - February - 10 AprilItaly

STEADFAST ARMOUR 21

Two level exercise to train the Chain of Command from operational to tactical level. This exercise is linked to JPOW (Joint Project Optic Windmill) 2021.


5 - 17 AprilNetherlands

Resolute Support Training Event II 21

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


13 - 22 AprilPoland

RAMSTEIN ALLOY 21 1

To promote NATO and Partnership for Peace (PfP) coordination, enhance relations between air forces in the region and develop interoperability; exercise rotational Baltic Air Policing (BAP) Quick Reaction Alert (Intercept)(QRA(I)) and regional partner air forces.


19 - 21 AprilLatvia

KNIGHT LAVARD 21

To train brigade commanders and staffs ability to take appropriate tactical decisions during execution and simultaneously to conduct timely parallel planning that sets the conditions necessary for execution in upcoming phases (CPX).


13 - 22 AprilDenmark, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania

HUNTER 21

To train anti-tank weapon gunners and anti-tank units. Increase their proficiency to use anti-tank weapon systems and improve the level of interoperability of multinational forces.


1 - 30 AprilLithuania

DYNAMIC MASTER 21

To exercise personnel at the headquarters and Shipping Cooperation Points (SCP) in all procedures in order to train and qualify personnel for current and future maritime operations.


12 - 23 AprilUnited Kingdom

RAMSTEIN GUARD 2 21

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 Combined Air Operation Centres (CAOC) 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 Electronic Warfare (EW) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.


12 - 23 AprilNetherlands

STEADFAST COBALT 21

Steadfast Cobalt 2021 (STCO21) is a SHAPE sponsored, all-level Interoperability Virtual Exercise that, based on the operational commanders requirements, will verify, validate and enhance the interoperability under a federated environment of the deployed NATO Command Structure (NCS) forces, NATO Force Structure (NFS) forces and partners.


12 - 30 AprilEurope

RS TE II 21 (Resolute Support Training Event II 21)

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


13 - 22 AprilPoland

LOYAL BONUS I 21

To prepare Land Command Battle Staff in planning and conducting Article 5 operations.


18 - 22 AprilTurkey

RAMSTEIN GUARD 3 21

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 Combined Air Operation Centre's (CAOC) 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.


3 - 14 MayPortugal

CWIX 21

The NATO Coalition Warrior Interoperability eXploration, eXperimentation, eXamination, eXercise (CWIX) is a North Atlantic Council (NAC) endorsed, NATO Military Committee (MC) directed and NATO Consultation, Command and Control Board (C3B) guided Bi-SC annual event designed to support the continuous improvement in interoperability of the Alliance. CWIX provides an environment that focusses on Communication and Information Systems (CIS) technical validation & verification in the area of R&D, experimental, developmental and fielded CIS with appropriate engineers, operators and software developers.


10 - 22 MayPoland

RS KLT I 21 (Resolute Support Key Leader Training I 21)

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 Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS) then one week in-Theatre Recce.


12 - 20 MayNetherlands

NOBLE JUMP II 21

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


19 May - 1 JuneRomania

STEADFAST DEFENDER 21

To train and evaluate a wide range of NATO Command Structure (NCS), NATO Force Structure (NFS), and National Force Elements in the transatlantic reinforcement of Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) Deterrence Operations in Southern Europe.


20 May - 22 JuneRomania, Bulgaria, Hungary

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