Denmark hosts Nordic Defence Ministers meeting amidst international health crisis
The defence ministers of the Nordic countries met today via teleconference during the first of their two annual meetings in the Nordic Defence Cooperation (NORDEFCO) under Danish chairmanship.
CRISIS CONSULTATION ON COVID-19
The Danish Minister of Defence Trine Bramsen met with her Nordic colleagues to discuss the current developments in regard to the COVID-19 out-break.
Nordic Combat Uniform project enters field testing phase
The Nordic Combat Uniform (NCU) project is now ready to enter the field-testing phase. Some 480 soldiers from all four Nordic countries will be testing the uniform systems from the final prequalified tenderers.
Green Acquisitions in NORDEFCO
Green Public Procurement (GPP) is an important tool for reducing environmental impacts of public activities while influencing the market towards delivery of greener goods and services, also in the Defence sector.
The Arctic Challenge Exercise 2019 is over
Over the last weeks, several units from multiple countries have been in place in Luleå, Örland, Bodö, Rovaniemi, Jokkmokk, Hakkas and Gällivare to participate in the Arctic Challenge Exercise (ACE).
The Air Forces of Sweden, Finland and Norway hosted the exercise from 22 May to 4 June 2019. More than 100 aircraft from nine nations participated in the exercise carried out in the airspace over the northern areas of the host countries.
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.