Joint training efforts strengthen peacekeeping in Mali
A team of nine officers from Sweden and Finland is located in Timbuktu, Mali. The team is called “Nordic Defence Cooperation Mobile Training Team”, NORDEFCO MTT, and their mission is to train other nations’ forces that are part of the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA.
Nordic Combat Uniform project will shape future Nordic procurement
The experiences from the Nordic Combat Uniform project (NCU) is high on the agenda for NORDEFCO Cooperation Area Armaments.
A big leap towards a common combat uniform system in the Nordic nations
The requirements of the new Nordic uniform system have been submitted to the qualified vendors. In mid-September the quotations, including a full sample uniform system, shall be delivered.
Nordic Defence Industry Seminar 2018
The Nordic Defence Industry Seminar (NDIS) 2018 is held May 22-24 in the scenic archipelago near Stockholm.
COPA ARMA Coordination Conference (CACC) 2018
The COPA ARMA Coordination Conference (CACC) is held in conjunction with the Nordic Defence Industry Seminar (NDIS) on 22-24 May 2018, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Report: A Stronger North? Nordic cooperation in foreign and security policy in a new security environment
Nordic cooperation on foreign and security policy has gained renewed attention in recent years. Changes in the Nordic states’ immediate security environment after the Ukraine crisis, as well as growing global uncertainty, have turned foreign, security and defence policy into a focal point of the Nordic agenda.
Nordic Defence Cooperation deepened during Finland’s Presidency in 2017
The annual report on Nordic defence cooperation (NORDEFCO) has been published. During the Finnish presidency in 2017, the focus was on ensuring continuity, securing the progress of on-going projects, and promoting defence policy while extending it to cover also northern regions.
Nordic Combat Uniform Lessons Learned meeting
The Nordic Combat Uniform (NCU) project met with NORDEFCO Cooperation Area Armaments (COPA ARMA) in Oslo 11 January. The meeting was the start of the process of utilizing the lessons learned in NCU for future Nordic projects.
RECCEX 17 Enhances the CBRN Capability of the Finnish Defence Forces and the Authorities
The common Nordic RECCEX 17 CBRN exercise is held 17-24 November 2017 in Pirkanmaa, Satakunta and Southwest Finland. The exercise improves the readiness of the Finnish Defence Forces and the authorities to respond to situations involving hazardous materials. The exercise will be led by Pori Brigade.