Workshop at JWC is a key milestone for NATO’s 2018-2019 Collective Training Support Programme of Work
Under the lead of Headquarters Allied Command Transformation (HQ SACT), NATO’s annual workshop for Collective Training Support Programme of Work (CTS-POW) was held on 26 and 27 April 2017 at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway.
Communication, Culture and Effective Teams
The Optimization Project at Joint Warfare Centre (The Three Swords Magazine, December 2015, Issue: 29, p. 34) has been an unqualified success, demonstrating improvement in nearly all of the organizational shortfalls that it was designed three years ago to address.
TRIDENT JAGUAR 2017 exercises concluded
On Thursday 6 April, the execution phase of Exercise Trident Jaguar 2017 involving 1 German/Netherlands Corps (1GNC) ended in Stavanger, Norway. This computer-assisted, command post exercise (CPX) enabled 1GNC to conduct a Land heavy, Small Joint Operation within the context of a fictitious scenario.
Second iteration of TRIDENT JAGUAR 2017 continues at JWC
The Netherlands Secretary General of Defence Mr Wim Geerts and the Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp visited NATO's Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Friday 31 March 2017 in order to observe the second iteration for Exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 2017 (TRJR17) and also to meet with the Centre's leadership.
From “decisive action” to “post-conflict” considerations
On 17 March 2017, the execution phase of exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 2017 (TRJR17) for the Joint Task Force Headquarters (JTF HQ) Rapid Reaction Corps France (RRC FR) finished after nine intensive days.
NATO begins Exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 2017
Exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 2017 (TRJR17) commenced in Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria, and the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), Norway, on Wednesday 8 March 2017.
Lieutenant General Richard Rossmanith visits JWC
German Army Lieutenant General Richard Rossmanith, Commander of Multinational Joint Headquarters (MN JHQ) Ulm, visited NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Wednesday 1 March 2017. He was hosted by Polish Army Major General Andrzej Reudowicz, Commander JWC.
TRIDENT JAGUAR 17 MEL/MIL Scripting Workshop
Exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 17 (TRJR17) Scripting Workshop took place from 30 January to 10 February 2017 at NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), Stavanger, Norway, with participation from both Training Audiences, 1 (German/Netherlands) Corps (1GNC) and Rapid Reaction Corps-France (RRC-FR).
German General Staff College visits JWC
On 14 February 2017, a delegation of German Fuehrungsakademie der Bundeswehr (German Staff College of the Joint Armed Forces) headed by Brigadier General Thomas Hambach paid an official visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) in Stavanger, Norway.
An update on JWC's organizational development
On 8 February 2017, the JWC senior leadership team came together to discuss the results of the 2016 Annual Climate Survey and to plan the large upcoming summer rotation.
ACT Deputy Chief of Staff Joint Force Trainer visits JWC
Italian Air Force Major General Stefano Vito Salamida, Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Deputy Chief of Staff Joint Force Trainer, paid a visit to NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) on Thursday, 9 February 2017.
Exclusive Interview Deputy Commander NATO Force Integration Unit Estonia
NATO Force Integration Units (NFIUs) are part of the NATO Force Structure (NFS) under the primary responsibility of Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR); they have no deployable remit. You can read an exclusive interview with Royal Air Force Wg Cdr Mark Attrill here, which was published in JWC's The Three Swords Magazine in January 2017.
JWC hosted Building Integrity Introduction Seminar conducted by UK Defence Academy and Transparency International
NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) hosted a two-day Building Integrity (BI) Introduction Seminar in Jatta, Stavanger, from January 17 to 18.
International Day celebrated with food, fun and presentations at Joint Warfare Centre
On Sunday, 22 January 2017, the JWC community held its annual International Day celebration. This event allows our community to get together, meet new community members or catch up with others, and enjoy food and beverages from many of the Nations represented here at the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC).
JWC hosts TRIDENT JAVELIN 2017 Strategy Workshop
Representatives from ten NATO organizations, six partner agencies and other stakeholders came together at NATO’s Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) for the TRIDENT JAVELIN 2017 (TRJN17) Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Strategy Workshop, 10-12 January 2017.
Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 16 in retrospect
TRIDENT JUNCTURE 16 (TRJE16), the computer-assisted/command post exercise (CAX/CPX) sponsored by Allied Command Transformation (ACT), certified NATO's Joint Force Command Naples (JFC Naples) to lead the NATO Response Force (NRF) in 2017.
31st issue of The Three Swords is now online
The magazine's online edition can be found at the link below:
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Ambassador Alexander Vershbow
Ambassador Alexander Vershbow served in U.S. Government and NATO appointments for almost four decades. In 2012, he became the first American to hold the position of NATO Deputy Secretary General — the Alliance's second most senior international civil servant — a post from which he retired on 17 October 2016, handing over to Ms Rose Gottemoeller of the United States.
Societal Safety Conference in Stavanger focuses on terrorism
The 14th Societal Safety Conference (Samfunnssikkerhetskonferansen 2017) was held at the University of Stavanger (UiS) on Wednesday, 4 January 2017.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Ambassador Marriët Schuurman
Ambassador Marriët Schuurman on visit to the JWC reaffirmed gender equality, diversity and the role of women in peace and security: "The JWC plays a vital role in NATO and has an impact on how our forces perceive peace and security in a more comprehensive and inclusive manner."
- TRIDENT JAVELIN 2017 Training Audience Commanders’ Conference
- Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 16 concludes
- NRF 17: Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 16
- NATO Senior Mentor Conference 2016
- Building Integrity Annual Discipline Conference at JWC
- Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2016 Signals Set-Up
- Crisis Response Planning for Exercise TRIDENT JAGUAR 17 concludes
- TRIDENT JUNCTURE 16 MEL/MIL Scripting Workshop Concludes
- Norwegian Chief of Defence Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen visits JWC
- "I feel very fortunate to be assigned to the Joint Warfare Centre," U.S. Navy Rear Admiral John Brad Skillman says
- JWC Organizational Development Update
- International politics discussed at conference organized by DNAK
- General Denis Mercier: Warsaw Summit opened the fourth era for NATO Alliance
- JWC welcomes new Commander Brigadier General Andrzej Reudowicz
- 30th issue of The Three Swords is now online
- JWC bids farewell to Brigadier General Roger Watkins
- TRIDENT JAVELIN team building session
- Change of Command at NCI Agency CSU Stavanger
- TRJE16 OLRT deploys to Estonia
- Visit to JWC by the Minister of Defence of Norway
- TRIDENT JAGUAR 16 Execution Phase completed
- The new US Ambassador to Norway visits JWC
- JWC Names Military Member of the Year 2015
- TRJE16 Strategy Workshop at JWC brings together NRF 2017 staff
- MEL/MIL Scripting Workshop conducted for TRIDENT JAGUAR 2016
- The 426th Air Base Squadron in Stavanger recognizes Norwegian security conscripts and officers
- German Ambassador to Norway visits JWC
- Capability Integration Workshop at Joint Warfare Centre
- JWC AWARDS: 2015 NATO Meritorious Service Medal
- ACT Deputy Chief of Staff for Capability Development visits JWC
- NRDC-TUR concludes OLRT training for exercise TRJR16
- Conference on Civil Protection 2016
- New Local Arrangement signed between HNoMS Harald Haarfagre and the Joint Warfare Centre
- Behind-the-scenes at TRIDENT JET shows unique aspects of vignette-driven exercise
- Commander Joint Warfare Centre's statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris
- General Denis Mercier, NATO’s new SACT, visits Joint Warfare Centre
- General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visits JWC
- Exclusive video interview with the NATO Secretary General
- NATO Secretary General visits the Joint Warfare Centre in Stavanger
- A brief look into OPFOR, the JWC-led simulated enemy
- NATO Secretary General media huddle at JWC
- NATO begins exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15
- JWC celebrates 25 years of German Reunification
- A Three Swords News "Spotlight" Special Report
- New Leader of NATO's Transformation
- JWC begins EXCON training for TRIDENT JUNCTURE 15
- “From Wales to Warsaw, NATO’s responsiveness and readiness can be observed to increase by the day,” Major General Reinhard Wolski
- CWIX 15 Test Hard, Be Ready
- Preparations underway for TRIDENT JET 16
- Commander Joint Warfare Centre on the loss of Air Marshal (Ret.) Peter Walker