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Nordic Defence Industry Seminar 2016
Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL)
Memorandum of Understanding on Easy Access signed by Nordic Defence Ministers
At the Nordic Defence Ministers meeting in Copenhagen 9 November, the Nordic Ministers signed Memorandum of Understanding on Easy Access.
Progressing: The idea of a Nordic Combat uniform
The Nordic countries plan to buy a joint combat uniform. The joint procurement aims to ensure the soldiers a coherent uniform system that works in all conditions and guarantees the Nordic countries value for money.
MINUSMA - Signature of Letter of Intent
On 20 June a rotation concept for the deployment of C-130 transport aircraft to the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, was signed by Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Portugal and Sweden.
NORDEFCO Veteran Conference 2016
The NORDEFCO Veteran Conference takes place in Sweden 26-27 September 2016.
COPA ARMA Working Group Symposium at NDIS 2016
Cooperation Area Armaments gathered all Working Groups for an ARMA Symposium during the Nordic Defence Industry Seminar 2016 in Helsinki May 10th.
Regional security challenges discussed by the Nordic defence ministers meeting in Copenhagen 30-31 March
The Nordic ministers of defence met at Frederiksberg Palace and had a good and open dialogue on Nordic defence and security matters. Furthermore, the ministers strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March.
Nordic progress in East Africa
On 3 March 2016, the policy directors of the Nordic defence cooperation (NORDEFCO) met at Frederiksberg Castle in Copenhagen with the director of the Secretariat of Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF), Ambassador Chanfi Issimail.
Nordic Defence Cooperation 2020
We the Nordic Ministers of Defence strongly believe that deepened and strengthened Nordic defence cooperation will create opportunities for our respective countries to develop, maintain and use our military means more efficiently and in a more cost-effective manner. Despite different security affiliations there is substantial potential for further developing Nordic Defence Cooperation, which complements efforts in other international forums such as the UN, NATO and the EU.
“ The main aim and purpose of the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) is to strengthen the participating nations´
national defence, explore common synergies and facilitate efficient common solutions. ”