QX0A9812 small thumbGerman Army Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander JWC, awarded the “Non-Article 5” NATO Medal as well as the annual NATO Meritorious Service Medal to two JWC staff members respectively, during an All Hands Call at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday, 6 February.

VADM VISIT3Royal Navy Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE, Commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command, (MARCOM) Northwood, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 4 February, in preparation for exercise TRIDENT JEWEL (TRJL 15).

culture smallJWC exercises rely heavily on CIS support. This computer-networked infrastructure is essential for both the execution and realism of the exercise.

jewel 15 thumbnailJWC has started 2015 with a busy schedule. The myriad of training and planning events in Stavanger aims to provide an excellent preparation and coordination of effort for this year’s upcoming operational-level exercises.

IMG 9631 conf2105The 12th Conference on Civil Protection (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2015) was held at the University of Stavanger (UiS) on Wednesday, 7 January.

IMG 9341 SMALLNATO's simulation-driven, joint command post exercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) concluded on 12 December in six exercise locations, including Stavanger, Norway.

editedEST AMB VISIT SMALLH.E. Mr. Simmu Tiik, Estonian Ambassador to Norway and Colonel Raul Tonnov, the Estonian Defence Attaché, visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, 11 December.

IMG 9141 small lance1Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) and Exercise Director for TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) joined NATO's top echelon and other senior military and civilian officials during the exercise Distinguished Visitors Day, 10 December, at Grafenwoehr training area in Germany.

flagsjwcnato websiteExercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 (TRLE 14) started on 30 November, involving nearly 4,000 personnel, with the aim to test NATO's ability to coordinate and execute a NATO-led Article 5 Collective Defence operation in a multinational environment.

img062Led by Italian Air Force General Mirco Zuliani, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (DSACT), this year’s NATO Senior Mentor Conference took place on 19-20 November at ACT Staff Element Europe (SEE) in Mons, Belgium.

QX0A9131 smallwebNATO's three-level (strategic, operational and tactical) Command Post Exercise/Computer Assisted Exercise (CPX/CAX) TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14 (TRJE 14) concluded today following nine days of intense training with Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples) and its subordinate Component Commands.

TRJE14 4 smallLed by Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples), exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14 (TRJE 14), which begins today will test NATO's ability to coordinate and execute a NATO-led Article 5 Collective Defence operation in a multinational environment.

olrtoct1NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) is currently conducting a two-level (both military and political) Crisis Response Planning for exercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 (TRJL 15), which earlier featured a simulated Operational Liaison Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) deployment in Jatta.

IMG 8547 smallthumbnailIn celebration of the 24th anniversary of Germany’s unification, the German Senior National Representative, Colonel Peter M. Baierl and the German contingent based in Stavanger, Norway, hosted a festive reception on 3 October for all JWC staff, represented by 16 Nations, and their families.

NATO VISIT CRISISSECTIONMr. Jean-Dominique Dulière, NATO's Head Crisis Response Systems and Exercises Section, accompanied by Mr. Peter Hauge Berg from the same office, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 29 September.

coc1 web 24sep smallGerman Army Major General Reinhard Wolski assumed command of NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) today in a Change of Command Ceremony, replacing German Army Major General Erhard Buehler who has served as the Centre's Commander since 25 June 2013.

QX0A7886 mm2A large number of experts from various NATO command structures and member states congregated at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) at the beginning of September for the start of the Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Scripting Workshop.

QX0A7888 edited web smallExercise TRIDENT LANCE 14 will train LANDCOM and three corps headquarters from the NATO Force Structure in the execution of a follow-on mission post-NRF initial entry, conducted by exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 14.

usembvisit1Ms Julie Furuta-Toy, Chargé d'Affaires and the Acting Ambassador for the United States Embassy in Norway visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday, 27 August.

cosgerarmy1The Chief of Staff of the German Army, Lieutenant General Bruno Kasdorf, visited NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 26 August.