Denmark - Chair of NORDEFCO 2024

On the 1st of January 2024 Denmark took over the Chair of NORDFECO. Denmark’s Chair priorities include continued support for Ukraine, strong dialogue with Allies, an increased attention on the Arctic and the North Atlantic and revisiting NORDEFCO-structures.
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New working group in Nordefco for unmanned aerial systems

New working group in Nordefco for unmanned aerial systems
During three days in September, participants from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden gathered at the Army-museum in Stockholm to, within the framework of Nordefco (Cooperation Area Armament), kick-off a new working group for unmanned aerial systems (UAS WG).
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New NORDEFCO Project Development Guide 2.0 released in 04/2023

COPA ARMA finalized the new updated version of NPDG, which was approved by PSC ARMA in 2019 as a guiding document for Nordic armaments cooperation. 
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New vision for Nordic defence cooperation a priority during Sweden’s 2023 chairmanship of NORDEFCO

On 1 January, Sweden assumed the chairmanship of the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO). As chair, Sweden is focusing on continued support to Ukraine and adapting cooperation to the new defence and security policy situation in Europe.
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Sustainable life cycle of defence equipment theme at Nordefco Green Defence Webinar

Nordefco's Green Defence webinar, organised under Finland's chairmanship, discussed common Nordic funds to promote environmentally sustainable procurement of defence equipment and the related circular economy. Nordefco's long-term goal is to be operational in accordance with the principles of sustainable development.
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Nordic defence ministers discussed development of cooperation during crisis

Nordic defence ministers discussed development of cooperation during periods of crisis and conflict Hosted by Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen, the Nordic defence ministers met in Majvik, Kirkkonummi, on 9 to 10 November 2021.

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Nordic CHODs and NADs meeting

Nordic CHODs and NADs meeting
The Nordic Chiefs of Defence and National Armament Directors met 20.8.2021 via VTC. The meeting was hosted by the Finnish Chief of Defence, general Timo Kivinen together with National Armaments Director Raimo Jyväsjärvi. Finland is holding the chairmanship of Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) 2021. 
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Lithuania and Finland co-hosted Nordic-Baltic CHOD meeting

The Nordic Chiefs of Defence met with the Baltic Chiefs of Defence in Nordic Baltic meeting chaired by
Lithuania. The Nordic and Baltic nations continued to strengthen their cooperation.
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NORDIC DEFENCE COOPERATION STRENGTHENS REGIONAL STABILITY

NORDIC DEFENCE COOPERATION STRENGTHENS REGIONAL STABILITY
Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces
General Timo Kivinen
Blog Entry
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Towards Vision 2025 by Strengthening NORDEFCO as Forum for High-Level Military Strategic Discussions

Towards Vision 2025 by Strengthening NORDEFCO as Forum for High-Level Military Strategic Discussions
The Chiefs of Defence exchanged views and ideas on the Nordic security situation, including the implications on capability development in the Nordic countries.
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