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29 Jun. 2017

Germany and Norway join multinational fleet of tanker-transport aircraft

NATO has taken an important step in improving its ability to refuel aircraft in mid-air, with two Allies joining a European programme to acquire and operate new tanker transport aircraft.

29 Jun. 2017

NATO Allies strengthen cooperation in the munitions sector

NATO Allies are increasingly working to share the burden of acquiring expensive defence equipment. Today (29 June 2017), a new cooperation framework has been launched, promising more favourable terms for acquiring critical land based munitions.

29 Jun. 2017

Defence Expenditure of NATO Countries (2010-2017)

NATO collects defence expenditure data from Allies on a regular basis and presents aggregates and subsets of this information. Each Ally’s Ministry of Defence reports current and estimated future defence expenditure according to an agreed definition of defence expenditure. The amounts represent payments by a national government actually made, or to be made, during the course of the fiscal year to meet the needs of its armed forces, those of Allies or of the Alliance. NATO also makes use of up-to-date economic and demographic information available from the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission (DG-ECFIN), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

28 Jun. 2017

NATO Defence Ministers to take forward decisions on terrorism and burden sharing

NATO defence ministers will meet tomorrow (29 June 2017) to take forward decisions to more fairly share the burden of our security and to fight terrorism.

27 Jun. 2017

Deputy Secretary General stresses value of OSCE dialogue in Vienna

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller stressed the value of the OSCE as a forum for dialogue in a keynote speech at the Annual Security Review Conference in Vienna on Tuesday (27 June 2017). “The OSCE is a pillar of the international rules-based order, and essential for continued peace and security in Europe,” she said.

26 Jun. 2017

The Non-Proliferation Treaty and the future of nuclear arms control

NATO recently convened a high-level panel to discuss the challenges and perspectives for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and how NATO can contribute to strengthen arms control. Discussions emphasised the need for more dialogue and a better understanding of the origins and intentions of treaties and agreements.

23 Jun. 2017

The NATO Military Committee visits SHAPE

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee (CMC), General Petr Pavel and the NATO Military Committee visited Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) on 22 Jun 2017.

23 Jun. 2017

Deputy Secretary General stresses value of NATO-Serbia partnership in visit to Belgrade

Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller underlined that NATO remains committed to the Western Balkans and to building a strong partnership with Serbia during a visit to Belgrade on Friday (23 June 2017). Ms. Gottemoeller is visiting Serbia for the inauguration ceremony of President Aleksander Vučić.

22 Jun. 2017

Deputy Secretary General and North Atlantic Council visit NATO exercise in Poland

The North Atlantic Council chaired by NATO Deputy Secretary General, Rose Gottemoeller, visited the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise (CWIX) held in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Thursday (22 June 2017). More than 1000 engineers, scientists, technicians and operators from 26 nations participate in the event at the Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC). CWIX aims to test and improve the ability of Allies to operate together, and the exercise includes land, sea and cyber components.

22 Jun. 2017

Secretary General welcomes Libyan Prime Minister to NATO headquarters

NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, welcomed the Prime Minister of Libya, Mr. Fayez al-Sarraj, at NATO Headquarters on Thursday (22 June 2017) for talks about how the Alliance could help Libya build effective defence and security institutions.

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