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RAF Becomes NATO Response Force Lead

RAF Becomes NATO Response Force Lead

The Royal Air Force’s Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) today assumed lead responsibility for the NATO Response Force (NRF). The current incumbents, the German Air Force, were represented by Brigadier General Nolte at a handover of the NRF lead […]


ISAF, NATO employ tactics against ‘insider threats’

ISAF, NATO employ tactics against ‘insider threats’

“Insider-attacks” were recognized as the number-one strategic risk in Afghanistan during a NATO conference Jan. 24, and training to mitigate the threat was discussed by members of the International Security Assistance Force. The International Insider Threat Conference was hosted Jan. […]


Cassidian Supplies IT Infrastructure for NATO Headquarters

Cassidian Supplies IT Infrastructure for NATO Headquarters

Cassidian has delivered and installed the turnkey IT infrastructure to the NATO sites in Brunssum (NL), Heidelberg, Ramstein and Wesel, for use by a total of 3,000 users, and full acceptance has now been concluded without limitations. The customer was […]


US Patriots Set to Begin NATO Missile Defense In Turkey

US Patriots Set to Begin NATO Missile Defense In Turkey

The first elements of U.S. Patriot missile batteries deployed to Turkey earlier this month are expected to reach initial operating capability this weekend, a senior NATO officer reported. Plans are on track for two PAC-3 Patriot anti-missile systems and about […]


Developing Remote-Controlled Robots to Clear Roadside Bombs

Developing Remote-Controlled Robots to Clear Roadside Bombs

Secure roads, safe lines of communication and freedom of movement are crucial for the safety of both soldiers and civilians in Afghanistan. Several Allies are working together to identify the best equipment for route clearance operations, including remote-controlled robots. This […]


NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

NATO Sets Up Missile Defense Shield In Turkey

The Patriot missile defense system is meant to protect Turkey, in case neighboring Syria launches an attack. But the area is too big for the existing missile defense shield – not all cities are covered. At the beginning of February […]


NATO Planners Look to Enduring Force In Afghanistan

NATO Planners Look to Enduring Force In Afghanistan

With just 23 months until the end of the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan, Afghan forces are poised to move into the lead operationally, and NATO and partner nations are discussing the scope and missions of the enduring […]


NATO member orders Falcon III radios

NATO member orders Falcon III radios

An unidentified member of NATO has ordered tactical line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-site radios from the U.S. communications company. Harris Corp. The order for the company’s Falcon III AN/PRC-152 (C) – and accessories for the units — is worth $36 million. “The […]


Sagem Delivers 150 JIM LR 2 Multifunction Infrared Binoculars To French Army

Sagem Delivers 150 JIM LR 2 Multifunction Infrared Binoculars To French Army

Sagem (Safran) delivered the first 150 JIM LR 2 multifunction long-range infrared binoculars to the French army, in line with the original delivery schedule. This delivery was part of the JIR TTA NG (1) program, covering a total of 1,175 […]


 
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