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The scripting workshop for STEADFAST JACKAL 2021 begins: “A good scripting event means a good execution phase,” Brigadier General Douglas K. Clark
Sep 15, 2021
From September 13 to 24, NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre will conduct the Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Scripting Workshop for the computer-assisted/command post exercise (CAX/CPX) STEADFAST JACKAL 2021.
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Visit to the Joint Warfare Centre by Admiral Joachim Rühle, Chief of Staff of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
Aug 19, 2021
Rear Admiral Jan C. Kaack, Commander of the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), welcomed Admiral Joachim Rühle, Chief of Staff of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), during his first visit to the JWC on August 19, 2021.
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The scripting workshop for STEADFAST JUPITER 2021 concludes: Exercising NATO’s deterrence posture
Jul 16, 2021
The Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) and over 200 external participants from 21 countries representing 18 different training audiences, including partner nations and government organizations, concluded the scripting workshop for NATO Exercise STEADFAST JUPITER 2021 (STJU21) on July 16, 2021.

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WARFARE DEVELOPMENT IN FOCUS

NATO Joint Warfare Centre is a warfare development establishment.
As a catalyst for joint and combined warfare development at the operational level, the Joint Warfare Centre ensures:

• Adherence to NATO joint operational doctrine and standards
• Implementation of experimentation and new concepts
• Support to the delivery of NATO lessons learned process

“Together! We make NATO better!”

- Rear Admiral Jan C. Kaack
Commander Joint Warfare Centre

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WE TRAIN NATO

WE ADVANCE DOCTRINE

We support Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation in the development of Allied Joint Doctrine and raise doctrine lessons identified captured during the planning and execution phases of operational-level exercises to ensure warfare development outputs are incorporated into collective training events and exercises.

WE INTEGRATE CONCEPTS

We continuously adapt our training environment and integrate new concepts and capabilities into the exercises and training events. We carry out Transformational Activities through the integration of new concepts, maturing capabilities, and other experimentation events.

​WE SUPPORT LESSONS LEARNED

As part of our warfare development enterprise, we support NATO’s Warfare Development efforts by collecting, analyzing and sharing lessons learned.

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One TEAM:

The Joint Warfare Centre is a multi-national and multi-service NATO organization with nearly 270 military and civilian personnel from 17 NATO Member Nations. The Joint Warfare Centre is the first organization in NATO to actively focus and develop its organizational culture with high-performing, cross functional teams, which the Joint Warfare Centre calls its “One Team” ethos to better support its mission and outputs.

One Vision:

The Joint Warfare Centre drives the delivery of collective training and warfare development at the Operational and Strategic levels of warfare. We are NATO’s trusted advisor bridging Operations and Transformation, underpinning NATO readiness and future capability development. The Joint Warfare Centre attracts and develops the most capable staff, both permanent and augmentees, based on a reputation for excellence built on a culture of professionalism, curiosity, innovation, and cooperation.

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