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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.
Nordic Combat Uniform Technical Arrangement Signed
The Nordic Combat Uniform System Technical Arrangement was signed at a ceremony at the Nordic Defence Seminar 2016 in Helsinki May 10th.
NORDIC DEFENCE INDUSTRY SEMINAR 2016, (NDIS 2016) IN FINLAND ON 9 - 11 MAY 2016
Theme of the biennial Nordic Defence Industry Seminar, held in Helsinki on 9-11 May was“Transatlantic link”. The seminar had an interaction with Defence Industries of the Nordic nations and government representatives from Nordic nations as well as The United States and NATO.
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. ”