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The summit was a successful one for Romania, President Klaus Iohannis (seen here from behind on the left) said  Photo: Mapn.ro

Romania to host NATO multinational brigade

“As for the concrete initiatives that concern Romania, we will have a multinational brigade (…) So far, during the summit, Poland has announced its contribution […]

A soldiers is seen walking with assault helicopters in the background during exercises Anakonda 16 held last month in Poland Photo: Flickr/com/Jfcbrunssum

NATO’s most consequential summit to begin in Warsaw

Allies will agree to deploy four robust and multinational battalions to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, on a rotational basis. A multinational framework brigade in […]

A Polish tank during drills held at the Zagan training range in Western Poland in May 2016 Photo: Flickr/Jfcbrunssum

Pre-summit ministerial meeting to boost NATO’s forward presence

“We will agree to deploy by rotation four robust multinational battalions in the Baltic states and in Poland,” said the Secretary General. He underlined that […]

Ministers of Defence of the Baltic States, Juozas Olekas (Lithuania), Hannes Hanso (Estonia), and Raimonds Bergmanis (Latvia) Photo: Kam.lt

The Baltics close ranks to reinforce detterence posture in the region

The decision to enhance Allied forward presence in the Baltics is expected to be taken at the NATO Defence Ministers meeting and endorsed at the specified […]

Deputy NATO Secretary General Alexander Vershbow and Pavlo Klimkin (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine)

“NATO will never accept Russia’s military occupation of Crimea”

The Deputy Secretary General underlined that NATO “will never accept Russia’s military occupation of Crimea”. “NATO stands by Ukraine and its right to be an […]

Inviting the Republic of Macedonia to join the Alliance is one of the steps that will strengthen Europe, Minister Jolevski pointed out

Exclusive: “Macedonia defends Schengen borders, but not allowed to join NATO and EU”

Macedonia has long been recognized as fully being prepared to join NATO. Still, the final decision lingers due to the name dispute. Is there any […]

A two-seater CF-18 flies over the Parc des Laurentides en route to Valcartier firing range, north of Quebec City, Canada Photo: Corporal Pierre Habib, 3 Wing Bagotville.

Video: MiG-21 vs CF-18 Hornet: Resilient Resolve in Romania

Resilient Resolve is a military exercise with CF-18 Hornets from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and MiG-21 Lancers from the Romanian Air Force, increasing […]

Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Fredericton hoists its Battle Ensign upon completion of an Anti-Ship Missile Defense Exercise in an operating area outside of Norfolk, Virginia, on November 6, 2014. 
Photo: Lt(N) Jennifer Fidler, Royal Canadian Navy Public Affairs

Canadian frigate joins Black Sea drills under Operation Reassurance

The Royal Canadian Navy multi-role patrol frigate will conduct operations in concert with Romanian frigate Regina Maria and other allied ships from Bulgaria and Turkey […]

A M1A1 Abrams Tank fires its main gun as it takes part in a live-fire exercise in Rena, Norway, Feb. 18, 2016  Photo: Defense.gov

US to deploy armored brigade combat teams to Europe

As discussed during the announcement of the fiscal year 2017 European Reassurance Initiative budget proposal, officials said, the Army has decided to begin storing static […]

NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow and Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas Photo: Kam.lt

North Atlantic Council begins two-day visit to Lithuania

The working session held on the first day of the visit and attended by Minister of National Defense Juozas Olekas, Minister of Foreign Affairs of […]