Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2017

2017-07-23  NATO-led exercise Dynamic Mongoose took place in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Iceland. Participants were training anti-submarine warfare (ASW) interoperability and anti-surface capabilities. Naval forces from Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States participated with ships and…

Saber Strike 17

2017-07-19  About 11,000 U.S. and NATO service members from 20 countries took part in the 2017 Saber Strike exercise. The exercise took place in various regions in the Baltics and Poland from May 28-June 24. Saber Strike 17 is a long-standing Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed, U.S. European Command-scheduled, U.S. Army…

Italian Defense Minister Visits the Pentagon

07/18/2017: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Italian Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti focused on NATO issues during their meeting at the Pentagon, July 11, 2017. 07.11.2017 Video by Chief Petty Officer Alma Paschall DoD News According to an article published on July 12, 2017 on the Italian Ministry of Defence website: Italy…

Sabre Strike 17 Exercises Collective Defense

06/22/2017: Exercise Saber Strike 17 is a US Army Europe led multinational training exercise that is meant to build the interoperability of US forces and their NATO partners. TX, UNITED STATES 06.16.2017 Video by Sgt. Samuel De Leon 100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment WIESBADEN, Germany -- Saber Strike 17 is this year's…

NATO Enhances its Collective Defense Capabilities

06/19/2017: According to an article on the Italian Ministry of Defence website published on June 14, 2017, Szczecin Multinational Corps North-East Has Achieved NATO Full Operational Capability. NATO can now rely on a new High Readiness Headquarters In fact, having achieved Full Operational Capability as a result of a tactical assessment,…

RAF A400M in Nobile Jump Exercise

06/05/2017: Royal Air force A400M lands in Sibiu Airport on Friday (2nd June 2017) for NOBLE JUMP 2017 NATO’s exercise. 

 The plane transported 37 British soldiers and 2 pallets of materiel. British forces are the main contingent participating to NOBLE JUMP. ROMANIA:06.02.2017 Video by OR-8 Dennis Tappe Allied Joint Force Command Naples

First Deployment of F-35s to Bulgaria

05/08/2017: Major Luke Harris – F-35A pilot from the 34th Fighter Squadron, US Air Force. “What makes the F-35 great is the stealth capability, the ability to get to the target undetected by ground and air threats. “And also the fusion, the sensors. So me as a pilot pulls in all…

F-35s to Estonia

05/08/2017: The latest generation of US fighter jets have started training over continental Europe. The move is part of an effort to reassure NATO Allies amid tensions with Russia.

Two US Air Force F-35 fighter jets have arrived in Estonia. It’s the first time the aircraft has taken part in training over…