NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg presented his Annual Report for 2019 and outlined the Alliance’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday (19 March 2020). In light of measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the Secretary General launched his report for the first time with a virtual press conference.
The current unpredictable security environment has led to a renewed focus on civil preparedness. NATO and its member states must be ready for a wide range of contingencies, which could severely impact societies and critical infrastructure.
NATO Website – NATO, together with other international organizations, is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and all NATO Allies have taken preventative measures.
STAVANGER, Norway – This year’s NATO Military Committee visit to Allied Command Transformation was conducted at the Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger, Norway, on March 3 and 4, 2020.
The two-week testing period was kicked off by Rear Admiral James A. Kirk, JWC’s Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, on Feb. 17, 2020. During this period, key CIS configuration changes will be implemented to successfully deliver NATO’s largest and most complex Command Post Exercise (CPX) this year, TRIDENT JUPITER 2019-2 (TRJU19-2).
STAVANGER, Norway – Commander, NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), Rear Admiral Jan C. Kaack, revealed his Vision statement, “JWC Vision 2025”, during an expanded All Hands Call in the Centre’s Harald Haarfagre Auditorium on Feb. 11, 2020.
United States Air Force Master Sergeant Julie G. Hansen, Purchasing and Contracting Officer at NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) Office of Budget and Finance (BUDFIN), was named the Centre's Military Member of the Year (MMOY) 2019.
STAVANGER, Norway – A delegation from NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), led by the Commander, Rear Admiral Jan C. Kaack, visited various Norwegian military and civilian organizations for a series of official engagements in late January.
Royal Norwegian Navy Commodore Knut Rief Armo assumed the position of Special Advisor to Commander JWC, Rear Admiral Jan C. Kaack, on February 3, 2020.
The German Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway, H.E. Alfred Grannas, accompanied by the German Defence Attaché, Navy Cdr Per Weiler, visited NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.
STAVANGER, Norway – The Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Scripting Workshop for NATO Exercise TRIDENT JUPITER 2019-2 (TRJU19-2) took place from Jan. 20 to 31, 2020 at the Joint Warfare Centre’s (JWC) training facility in Stavanger, Norway.
STAVANGER, Norway – The Incident Development Workshop for NATO Exercise TRIDENT JUPITER 2019-2 (TRJU19-2) took place from Jan. 13 to 19, 2020 at the Joint Warfare Centre’s (JWC) training facility in Stavanger, Norway.
STAVANGER, Norway – British Army Lieutenant General Stuart Skeates CBE, Deputy Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.
STAVANGER, Norway – The French Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway, H.E. Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel, visited NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020.
The seventeenth annual Societal Safety and Protection Conference, “Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2020”, was held at the University of Stavanger campus on January 6. This year’s conference theme was, “Together for a Safer Norway”.
Welcome to the December 2019 edition of NATO Joint Warfare Centre’s The Three Swords Magazine!
During the first week of December, the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) IM/C4 (Information Management and Command, Control, Computer and Communication) Branch staff, along with subject matter experts from Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (HQ SACT) and the Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC), attended two consecutive events in Orlando, Florida, USA.
STAVANGER, Norway – NATO concluded Exercise TRIDENT JUPITER 19-1 (TRJU19-1) at ten different exercise locations across Europe, including aboard USS Mount Whitney and ESPS Castilla, on November 14, 2019.
STAVANGER, Norway – General Erhard Bühler, Commander Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Saturday and Sunday, November 9 and 10, to observe the ongoing NATO Exercise TRIDENT JUPITER 19-1 (TRJU19-1).
STAVANGER, Norway – TRIDENT JUPITER 19-1 (TRJU19-1), a two-level (strategic/operational) Computer-Assisted Command Post Exercise involving personnel from more than 30 NATO Member and Partner Nations, as well as governmental and international organizations, began on November 5, 2019.