2017

DARS wraps up successful first 2017 exercise

DARS wraps up successful first 2017 exercise

23 Jun 2017
NATO's deployable Control and Reporting Centre has successfully conducted its first deployment exercise this year.

Transatlantic Cooperation in Action

Transatlantic Cooperation in Action

19 Jun 2017
A cooperative NATO/NORAD exercise known as VIGILANT SHIELD 17 allowed the NATO Combined Air Operations Centre at Uedem to conduct the handover of a simulated flight of strategic bomber assets with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

Royal Canadian Air Force concludes NATO mission in Iceland

Royal Canadian Air Force concludes NATO mission in Iceland

18 Jun 2017
From May to June 2017, approximately 155 Canadian Armed Forces personnel, with six CF-18 fighters, deployed to Iceland to provide continuous air surveillance and interception capability under NATO command.

CAOC in charge of all jets during BALTOPS 2017

CAOC in charge of all jets during BALTOPS 2017

14 Jun 2017
CAOC Uedem in Germany has been responsible for coordinating all air assets for U.S.-led Exercise BALTOPS. Over 6,000 military personnel from NATO and Partner nations have been taking part in the annual multinational exercise.   

NATO AWACS with 35 year anniversary marking

NATO AWACS with 35 year anniversary marking

12 Jun 2017
The NATO E-3A Component marks their 35th anniversary with a new look for one of their aircraft.

Allied Air Command welcomes Montenegro to NATO

Allied Air Command welcomes Montenegro to NATO

9 Jun 2017
Officiated by the Deputy Commander of Allied Air Command, Air Marshal Stu Evans, Royal Air Force, the national flag of Montenegro was raised among the 28 other NATO Allies’ banners for the first time.

Started as a Partner, now an Ally – Montenegro in exercise Adriatic Strike

Started as a Partner, now an Ally – Montenegro in exercise Adriatic Strike

6 Jun 2017
Effective June 5, Montenegro participates in the Slovenian-led exercise Adriatic Strike as NATO’s 29th member nation.

Tiger Squadrons meet at French Naval Air Base

Tiger Squadrons meet at French Naval Air Base

4 Jun 2017
Military air force squadrons from 11 Allies and 2 Partners as well as NATO featuring a tiger in their patch meet at Landivisiau, France, for the 53rd NATO Tiger Meet.

International military exercise Adriatic Strike 2017 about to commence

International military exercise Adriatic Strike 2017 about to commence

2 Jun 2017
Adriatic Strike 2017, a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) exercise, is about to get underway in Slovenia. 500 NATO Allies and partners are participating.  

ACE17 - a unique Nordic live-fly exercise

ACE17 - a unique Nordic live-fly exercise

26 May 2017
During ACE 17 the unique cross-border airspace of Finland, Sweden and Norway provides exceptional training ground for increasing interoperability and cooperation.

Royal Air Force enhances infrastructure for NATO mission

Royal Air Force enhances infrastructure for NATO mission

25 May 2017
Royal Air Force specialists have been building temporary hangars to protect the British fighter jets currently stationed there for NATO's enhanced Air Policing. 

Under NATO, Canada safeguards Icelandic airspace

Under NATO, Canada safeguards Icelandic airspace

23 May 2017
Based out of Keflavik Air Base, a detachment of Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet fighter aircraft began patrolling in Iceland's airspace on May 22, 2017 showcasing NATO's transatlantic link

 

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