QX0A2994 thumb webThe operational level Crisis Response Planning phase for Exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 14 (TRJR 14) has been ongoing since 3 February and will continue until 21 February 2014.

QX0A3045 websiteU.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert J. Kamensky, Deputy Chief of Staff Submarines NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) Northwood, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday 14 February in preparation for Exercise TRIDENT JEWEL, which is scheduled for next year.

QX0A2851 edited smallwebNorwegian Air Force Lieutenant General Morten Haga Lunde, Commander Norwegian National Joint HQ, visited the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday, 7 February.

 Dutch Am1The Honourable Bea ten Tusscher, the Netherlands Ambassador to Norway and Iceland, accompanied by the Netherlands Defence Attaché Lieutenant Colonel Peter Teeuw, visited NATO’s JWC on Monday 3 February. The delegation was greeted by German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC.


QX0A2617 VISIT FINThe JWC today welcomed the visit of Royal Norwegian Air Force Lieutenant General Erik Gustavson, Chief of Defence Staff Norway, and a Finnish delegation led by Finnish Army Lieutenant General Mika Peltonen, Deputy Chief of Staff Operations Finland.


QX0A2547 edited small webOn Monday 13 January, German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC, hosted the JJJ meeting to discuss current issues and foster mutual understanding, teamwork and further cooperation between NATO’s three training centres.

QX0A2408 small webThe National Societal Safety Conference 2014 (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2014) brought 309 participants to the University of Stavanger on Thursday 9 January to discuss the extraordinary events and stresses society is exposed to, with theories related to understanding risk, security and crisis management, combined with preparedness and prevention.


WrapUp2013JWC’s latest news programme by Three Swords News Channel (TSN) focuses on JWC’s major events and activities in 2013, another year of hard work and commitment, which reflects in our continued success.

Nov 2013 cover smallThe magazine's online edition can be found here:

movie small 10thann smallJWC produced a tribute video to celebrate its 10th anniversary, which is now online at the Centre's official YouTube Channel.

Capture22NATO Channel published today video interviews with Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander JWC, and Brigadier General John W. Doucette, Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, about exercise STEADFAST JAZZ 13.

QX0A0854 WEBSMALLThe Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) recently concluded its participation in NATO’s Exercise STEADFAST JAZZ 2013 conducted 2 – 9 November in Latvia.

CaptureJAZZNATO and Partner Nations will conduct Exercise STEADFAST JAZZ 2013 in Latvia and in Poland from 2 - 9 November 2013. The event will mark the culmination of a series of dynamic and demanding exercises designed to train and test troops and commanders from the NATO Response Force (NRF).

IMG 0260 small ISAF13 1For nearly three weeks, approximately 1,200 military and civilian personnel gathered at Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, Germany, to conduct the four-tiered, combined NATO and USA exercise United Endeavor 14-1/ISAF Training Event 13-02. Training Audiences (TA) from NATO Standing HQs, US Corps and Individual Augmentees (IAs) from Troop Contributing Nations (TCNs) were trained to fill future staff positions within ISAF HQ, HQ IJC and RC-E in Afghanistan.

QX0A0234 small23 October 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger, Norway. In honour of the special occasion, U.S. Air Force Brigadier General John W. Doucette, Chief of Staff JWC, on behalf of German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, COM JWC, hosted a birthday reception, which was open to all JWC staff.

QX0A0165 smallThe JWC today welcomed the visit of Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (DSACT), Italian Air Force General Mirco Zuliani, from Norfolk, Virginia, USA. This was the first official visit paid by General Zuliani following his assumption of duties as DSACT from Polish Army General Mieczysław Bieniek on 4 September this year.

QX0A0027 web 2The Honorable Giorgio Novello, the Italian Ambassador to Norway, accompanied by the Italian Defence Attaché Brigadier General Antonello De Sio, visited the JWC on Monday 21 October.

ISAF1302 WEBThe photo shows German Army Major General Erhard Buehler, Commander Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), introducing representatives from the Afghan National Security Forces to members of the ISAF, ISAF Joint Command (IJC) and Regional Command – West (RC-W) training audience during ISAF 13-02/UE 14-1 in Grafenwoehr, Germany. 

QX0A0336 websiteIn celebration of the 23rd anniversary of Germany’s unification, the German Element in Stavanger, Norway, hosted a festive reception on 3 October for all JWC staff, represented by 16 Nations, and their families.

shapebriefSupreme Allied Commander Europe, General Philip Breedlove and Commander Joint Force Command Brunssum, General Hans-Lothar Domröse spoke to over twenty international journalists regarding their priorities for the coming year, including the training of the NATO Response Force (NRF) and Exercise STEADFAST JAZZ 13 at JFC Brunssum, The Netherlands, on Wednesday 18 September.