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Coronavirus response: NATO scientists help Connecticut forecast the spread of COVID-19
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Coronavirus response: NATO scientists help Connecticut forecast the spread of COVID-19

NATO’s own laboratory, the Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE), based in La Spezia, Italy, is assisting the US state of Connecticut in its handling of the COVID-19 lockdown. In collaboration with the University of Connecticut (UConn), the CMRE has developed a modelling capability to forecast the spread of COVID-19. The Centre’s scientists and...

Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, talks with Russian Chief of the General Staff
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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, talks with Russian Chief of the General Staff

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and General Valeriy Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and First Deputy Minister of Defence, spoke via telephone today, 2nd July 2020. The phone call demonstrates NATO interest in maintaining military lines of communication, predictability...

First aircraft of NATO’s future multi-role tanker transport fleet lands at Eindhoven airbase
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First aircraft of NATO’s future multi-role tanker transport fleet lands at Eindhoven airbase

NATO’s future fleet of multi-role aircraft (MMF) is marking an important milestone on Tuesday (30 June 2020), as the first of the eight aircraft in the fleet landed at the main operating base in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The aircraft, an Airbus A-330, arrived from the production facility in Getafe (Spain). The Multinational Multi-Role Tanker Transport...

The first A330 tanker-transport put in NATO service
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The first A330 tanker-transport put in NATO service

NATO has officially received the first of eight Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft during a ceremony at the manufacturer’s Getafe integration and conversion facility near Madrid, Spain. The milestone, announced on 29 June, saw MMF1 handed over as the first MRTT aircraft to be operated jointly as the Multinational Multi-Role Tanker and Transport...

Meeting between the NATO Secretary General and the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America
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Meeting between the NATO Secretary General and the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America

On Friday, 26 June 2020, the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will meet the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America, Mr. Mark Esper, at NATO HQ. Photos and videos will be available after the event on the NATO website. Broadcast quality B-roll will be available on the NATO Multimedia portal. Precautionary measures are still...

NATO Deputy Secretary General to participate in Jagello Conference
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NATO Deputy Secretary General to participate in Jagello Conference

On Thursday, 25 June 2020, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea Geoană will deliver a keynote speech at the 7th (Czech) National Security Conference “Our Security Cannot Be Taken For Granted”, organized by Jagello 2000. Media advisory: 09:15 (CET) – Keynote speech by the NATO Deputy Secretary General The event will be streamed live here. More information...

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