All NATO articles – Page 2

  • NATOAGS
    News

    Northrop unveils NATO-1 Global Hawk destined for Europe

    2015-06-05T02:14:31Z

    Northrop Grumman has unveiled the first of five RQ-4B aircraft for NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance programme at a ceremony in Palmdale, California – a milestone on the multinational programme that has been 20 years in the making.

  • F-16 BAP - Royal Norwegian Air Force
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    NATO rotates Baltic air policing force

    2015-05-05T12:34:59Z

    ​NATO has made its latest force rotation to deliver the Baltic Air Policing mission protecting the airspace of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, with Norway to lead the activity until 31 August.

  • USN P-8 Poseidon - Rex Features
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Strength of UK's offensive fleet hangs on upcoming SDSR

    2015-03-19T09:30:29Z

    The island state of the UK is positioned – both politically and geographically – within a number of ongoing international conflicts.

  • NATO E-3A AWACS - USAF
    News

    NATO stresses C2 role of AWACS fleet

    2015-03-13T15:26:55Z

    Too much demand is being placed on NATO’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) to provide information, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data to the alliance, despite its primary roles of command and control and battle management, a leading figure on the programme has revealed.

  • A330 MRTT boom - Airbus Military
    News

    NATO trio could pool A330 tanker fleet

    2014-12-19T17:49:20Z

    ​A consortium of NATO nations could acquire a four-strong fleet of Airbus A330 multi-role tanker/transports, the European Defence Agency has announced.

  • NATO AWACS - NATO
    News

    NATO finishes AWACS commitment to Afghanistan

    2014-09-29T13:50:15Z

    ​NATO has completed a more than three-year commitment of Boeing E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft to Afghanistan, with two of the command and control assets having returned to Europe.

  • MQ-1 Predator - USAF
    News

    NATO report highlights UAV limitations

    2014-09-19T15:46:45Z

    NATO’s Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) has released a study into the vulnerabilities that the alliance's in-use unmanned air vehicles have, claiming that the nature of UAV operations to date may have limited their development.

  • F-18 USS G Bush Gulf NAVAIR FS
    News

    NATO Summit: Obama confident in Iraq, Syria mission

    2014-09-08T10:56:04Z

    President Barack Obama has claimed that the USA is defiant in its mission to dismantle the Islamic insurgents that are advancing in Iraq and Syria, as it reaches a milestone in the number of air strikes it has carried out against them.

  • Danish minister FS - NATO
    News

    NATO Summit: Denmark heads munitions sharing initiative

    2014-09-05T15:14:06Z

    Denmark is leading an effort to increase the availability of munitions across NATO member states following depletions in supplies during recent air campaigns.

  • NATO Cameron Rasmussen FS - Rex
    News

    NATO Summit: UK offers up troops to counter Russian advances

    2014-09-05T11:52:30Z

    The UK Prime Minister has pledged 3,500 British troops in support of a quick reaction “spearhead force” that would be stationed in eastern Europe to protect against Russian advancements, should the implementation details be finalised at the NATO summit in Newport on 5 September.

  • RAF Red arrows
    News

    NATO Summit: Alliance prepares to aid in international crises

    2014-09-04T21:46:00Z

    The 2014 NATO Summit has opened in Newport, Wales with the NATO secretary general pledging to make sure the alliance remains relevant and ready at this “pivotal moment” in international affairs.

  • NATO AGS Global Hawk mock up FS - NG
    Analysis

    ANALYSIS: NATO summit is no routine meeting

    2014-08-27T12:17:00Z

    ​The world’s leaders are flocking to the Welsh town of Newport this week, as NATO’s summit is set to take place on 4-5 September – and the event is shaping up to be anything but routine.

  • NATO E-3A AWACS - USAF
    News

    NATO to upgrade AWACS fleet

    2014-08-08T11:08:02Z

    ​NATO’s fleet of Boeing E-3A airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft is to undergo a digital flight deck update, under a programme worth around $250 million.

  • Voyager Typhoons - AirTanker
    News

    AirTanker pitches Voyager for NATO refuelling shortfall

    2014-08-07T17:56:13Z

    ​European NATO nations could access spare capacity on the UK’s Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transport fleet, under an initiative being promoted by the industrial consortium responsible for providing the aircraft.

  • News

    Global Hawk supports NATO exercise

    2014-06-04T11:34:28Z

    ​NATO has conducted an early assessment of the operational utility of its future Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system, on a Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle participating in the recent multinational exercise dubbed “Unified Vision”.

  • MiG-29 - Bartosz Glowacki
    News

    Polish MiGs deploy as NATO steps up air defences

    2014-04-30T13:24:20Z

    ​Poland has sent four of its RAC MiG-29A fighters to Siauliai air base in Lithuania for a planned period of Baltic air policing duty, while heightened tensions between NATO members and Russia have seen additional nations send combat aircraft to eastern Europe.

  • RAF Typhoons Lithuania - Crown Copyright
    News

    RAF Typhoons arrive to strengthen Baltic air policing

    2014-04-29T13:34:51Z

    ​Four Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force’s 3 Sqn touched down at Siauliai air base in Lithuania on 28 April, to support Poland’s provision of quick reaction alert cover for the Baltic states from 1 May.

  • News

    NATO reopens Kosovo airspace to civilian flights

    2014-04-04T16:08:53Z

    ​NATO has re-opened Kosovo’s upper airspace for civilian flights with support from Hungary’s air navigation service provider.