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NATO Joint Warfare Centre Vision 2025 Workshop
Feb 22, 2021
NATO Joint Warfare Centre’s (JWC) annual Vision 2025 workshop started on February 16, 2021, with an overview of the theme “Collective Training” – one of the four interrelated project lines that the Centre has identified to best prepare and adapt the organization for future missions.
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NATO Joint Warfare Centre declares initial operational capability for wargame design
Feb 12, 2021
Wargame design teams, exercise planners, operational analysts, and modelling and simulation experts from NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), in coordination with the Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CIMIC COE), launched a virtual wargame on February 10, 2021, in an effort to provide a collaborative forum for the CIMIC COE to investigate the impact of operational level civil-military interaction (CMI) on national resilience.
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Joint Warfare Centre announces 2020 Military Member of the Year
Feb 08, 2021
Rear Admiral Jan C. Kaack, Commander NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), and the Command Senior Enlisted Leader (CSEL), Senior Chief Petty Officer Lars Raabe, announced the winner of the JWC’s 2020 Military Member of the Year (MMOY) during the virtual All Hands Call on February, 5, 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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The Joint Warfare Centre's training environment includes organic exercise functions to ensure the best possible outcomes for any training experience

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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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