All NATO articles – Page 3

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.