ARRCTRJR6 thumbIn early May, after months of preparation, several hundred members of Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) will begin exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) to certify as a NATO Force Structure Joint Task Force (JTF) HQ for land-centered operations.

TRJR15 thumbnNATO's High Readiness Force Headquarters, NRDC-Italy (NRDC-ITA) achieved  Full Operational Capability as a land-heavy Joint Task Force Headquarters (JTF) for Small Joint Operations (SJO) following the conclusion of the 13-day exercise in Stavanger.

TRJR1NATO’s High Readiness Force Headquarters, NRDC-Italy is taking part in the land-heavy crisis response Small Joint Operation (SJO) exercise, TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) at NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger.

MMOY14 AWARDRoyal Navy Chief Petty Officer Craig Pilley, Staff Assistant at Joint Warfare Centre’s Joint Training Division (JTD), was named the Centre's Military Member of the Year (MMOY) 2014.

germanaward 1Last week, six U.S. soldiers from the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway, were decorated with the “German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency” in Gold for meeting rigorous proficiency standards.

SACEUR THREESWNEWSJWC's latest Three Swords News including an exclusive interview with General Philip M. Breedlove, SACEUR, about exercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 is now online at the Centre's official YouTube Channel.

VADMHUDSON 3 thumbExercise TRIDENT JEWEL 15 (TRJL 15) is designed to provide NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) a realistic training environment to train and test its ability to manage a maritime-heavy, joint multinational Crisis Response Operation.

QX0A1541 ACTCHIEFCU.S. Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Jack Johnson Jr., Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Senior Enlisted Leader, visited Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Monday, 16 March, to learn more about the Centre’s mission and tasks and meet with the non-commissioned officers (NCOs) assigned to JWC.

TRJR15 4 thumbnailThe Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Incident Development and Scripting Workshops for exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 15 (TRJR 15) started on 24 February at Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) with participation from Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Italy (NRDC-ITA) and NATO Special Operations Headquarters (NSHQ).

QX0A0368 thumbnailMr Oystein Bo, Secretary of State for the Norwegian Ministry of Defence, made his first visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Tuesday, 3 March 2015.

sorotan thumbnailDeveloped by Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), NATO’s new training scenario will be launched during the Alliance’s largest exercise this year, TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 (TRJE 15).

C 17OLRT thumbAn Operational Liaison and Reconnaissance Team (OLRT) under the command of French Army Brigadier General Eric Roussel from NATO’s Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFC Brunssum), deployed to Stavanger on 8 February to take part in the Crisis Response Planning for exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15 (TRJE 15).

MajGenBlotz fotoJWCPAO 9788 thumbGerman Army Major General Josef Blotz, Director of Operations Division at NATO’s International Military Staff, made a very informative first-time visit to the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on 9-10 February, meeting with German Army Major General Reinhard Wolski, Commander JWC, senior leaders and members of the staff.

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.