CONTENT PREVIEW
C4iSR & Missions Systems

NATO to scale-up military exercises post-2014

11 November 2013
Polish Army Leopard 2A4 tanks advance during the NATO 'Steadfast Jazz' military exercise at Bucierz, Poland, on 7 November 2013. More than 6,000 personnel took part in the exercise, the largest and first live-fire exercise the alliance has conducted for seven years. Source: NATO photo/SSgt Ian Houlding British Army

Key Points

  • NATO will increase the scale of its military exercises to maintain interoperability levels after the NATO combat mission in Afghanistan concludes
  • Allied officials again indicate that the Chinese HQ-9 SAM, which Turkey is looking to purchase, will not be allowed to integrate with NATO systems

NATO is planning to significantly step up its joint training activities as the alliance looks to maintain its high level of interoperability, gained from 12 years of fighting in Afghanistan.

"In Afghanistan we have learned how to work and operate together within the alliance, and we want to maintain and further develop that ability to work and operate together.



(106 of 852 words)
By posting a comment you confirm that you have read and accept our Posting Rules and our Terms of Use of this site.

RELEVANT PROFILE LISTINGS

  • PacStar 5000-Series deployable communication packages

    Type Integrated communication network Development According to the contractor, the PacStar 5000-Series of products has been developed to provide all the functionality of a modern office anywhere in the world. Set up in less than one hour, the equipments offer full PBX and network functionality

  • Advanced Radar Technology Integrated System Testbed (ARTIST)

    Type S-band (2 to 4 GHz) electronically-scanned adaptive radar technology research demonstrator Description ARTIST is a United Kingdom (UK)-United States (US) collaborative programme involving the construction of two demonstrators (one in the UK and one in the US) that were originally scheduled

  • AN/TPS-59(V)3 tactical radar

    Type D-band (1-2 GHz) 3-D long-range air surveillance radar Description The AN/TPS-59(V)3 is a D-band, long-range 3-D air surveillance phased-array radar. Its transmitters are solid-state and power is generated by direct amplification at the transmission frequency using D-band power transistors.

  • AN/TPS-79 tactical air surveillance radar

    Type S-band (2.7-2.9 GHz sub-band) 3-D surveillance radar Description Lockheed Martin describes the 3-D AN/TPS-79 tactical air surveillance radar as being a 'modern, solid-state, commercial-off-the-shelf radar' that is designed for medium range 'gap filler', air traffic control and coastal

  • BPK-2K and BPK-2KC modernised sights

    Type AFV gunner's sight Development The BPK-2 gunner's sight was the factory fitted gunner's sight in the Russian BMP-2, Czech BVP-2 and Polish BWP-2. This was a first-generation image-intensifier sight with supplementary illumination provided by the turret-mounted OU-5 searchlight. The Peleng

ADVERTISEMENT

Industry Links

IHS Jane's is not responsible for the content within or linking from Industry Links pages.
ADVERTISEMENT