Assurance News

The Netherlands to take over Baltic Air Policing lead from France

The Netherlands to take over Baltic Air Policing lead from France

Dec 5, 2016
The Royal Netherlands Air Force will be deploying four of its F-16 fighter jets to Siauliai Air Base in January. The F-16's will be replacing four French Mirage 2000-5.

Lithuania hosts Exercise Iron Sword

Lithuania hosts Exercise Iron Sword

Dec 2, 2016
Almost 4,000 troops from eleven Alliance nations have taken part in Exercise Iron Sword, a Lithuanian-led, multinational home defence and conventional battle group training exercise near Vilnius, Lithuania, which ended with a display and closing ceremony on December 2.

NATO Force Integration Unit officially opens in Hungary

NATO Force Integration Unit officially opens in Hungary

Nov 21, 2016
NATO Force Integration Unit (NFIU) Hungary has officially opened following an inauguration ceremony in Szekesfehervar.

Exercise Detonator 2016 Concludes

Exercise Detonator 2016 Concludes

Oct 28, 2016
An annual exercise to seek and destroy conventional munitions has wrapped up in Latvia. 140 soldiers from NATO Allied and partner nations taking part in Exercise Detonator 2016.

3rd NATO Force Integration Unit Commanders Conference held

3rd NATO Force Integration Unit Commanders Conference held

Oct 24, 2016
The 3rd NFIU Commanders’ conference was held in Lithuania. The conference gave interested parties the opportunity to discuss the future of NATO Force Integration Units within the guidelines of the Warsaw Summit.

The UK JFAC in exercise Noble Arrow 2016

The UK JFAC in exercise Noble Arrow 2016

Oct 21, 2016
Exercise Noble Arrow 2016 is one step in the certification process of the United Kingdom’s Joint Force Air Component to become the NATO Response Force’s air component throughout 2017.

NATO's E-3A Component marks 1,000th Assurance Measures Flight

NATO's E-3A Component marks 1,000th Assurance Measures Flight

Oct 6, 2016
The NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force, based in Geilenkirchen, Germany has flown its 1000th flight in support of NATO Assurance Measures.

NATO Naval Forces participate in Exercise Northern Coasts

NATO Naval Forces participate in Exercise Northern Coasts

Sep 13, 2016
Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 are taking part in Exercise Northern Coasts 16 currently underway in the Baltic Sea.

NATO's enhanced Air Policing measures begin in Bulgaria

NATO's enhanced Air Policing measures begin in Bulgaria

Sep 9, 2016
The U.S. Air Force begins enhanced Air Policing measures in Bulgaria today. It's the first time NATO has launched these measures in the region.

Baltic Air Policing hand over in Lithuania and Estonia

Baltic Air Policing hand over in Lithuania and Estonia

Sep 3, 2016
This week in Lithuania as well as in Estonia the Baltic Air Policing mission (BAP) entered its 42nd rotation. In Lithuania Portugal handed over its responsibilities to France and in Estonia the United Kingdom handed over to Germany.

NATO Air Policing jets train with US Bombers

NATO Air Policing jets train with US Bombers

Aug 2, 2016
NATO Allies and Partners train with U.S. B-52 Bombers over the Baltic Sea and English Channel during exercise POLAR ROAR.

NATO Allies and Partners prepared for Exercise Ample Strike 2016

NATO Allies and Partners prepared for Exercise Ample Strike 2016

Jul 15, 2016
Forward Air Controllers from 17 Allied and Partner nations will meet in the Czech Republic at the end of August for Exercise Ample Strike 2016.

NATO is implementing a number of defensive measures on land, sea, and air. Check below for the latest developments on NATO’s assurance measures.
 

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