Successful Deployment of Signal Support Group for TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018
NATO Communication and Information Systems Group provides state of the art mobile CIS equipment. - NATO Photo by NATO CIS Group
MONS, Belgium - The NATO Communication and Information
Systems Group (NCISG) has successfully deployed its Signal Support Group (SSG)
to provide Deployable CIS Support for Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018.
NCISG is part of the NATO Command
Structure. It provides all Deployable CIS Capabilities to support Allied
Command Operations for its operations, missions and exercises.
For TRIDENT JUNCTURE 18 the SSG is
comprised of a headquarters element, co-located with the Operational Commander
at Joint Force Command Naples. This headquarters will provide Command and
Control over the deployed NCISG units and together with the NATO Communications
and Information Agency (NCIA) will provide the required CIS Network Management functions.
By doing so, the SSG will also work with the national Network Control Centres
from all participating Nations.
"I am very proud of
the excellent contribution the men and women of the NATO CIS Group are making
to NATO’s largest exercise in recent years. Their dedication and
professionalism ensures the timely provision of CIS services for the exercise,”
said Major General Wolfgang Renner, Commander NCISG.
To provide the Deployable CIS support to
all deployed headquarters, 14 mobile CIS Units are located across Europe,
mainly in Norway. TRIDENT JUNCTURE 18 is
being held in central and eastern Norway, the surrounding areas of the North
Atlantic and Baltic Sea, including Iceland and the airspace of Finland and
In total, NCISG is deploying more than 400
soldiers and civilian personnel to support NATO’s biggest exercise in recent
Story by NATO CIS Group