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Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks the re-opening of the Joint Warfare Centre’s In-Rock Facility
Sep 28, 2022
NATO Joint Warfare Centre (JWC) and the Norwegian Defence Estates Agency (NDEA) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 28, 2022, to celebrate the re-opening of the In-Rock Facility, following the completion of a two-year modernization project.
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Brigadier General Mark A. Cunningham holds first All Hands Call as Joint Warfare Centre’s Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff
Sep 27, 2022
Brigadier General Mark A. Cunningham, NATO Joint Warfare Centre’s (JWC) new Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, hosted his first All Hands Call in the Centre’s Harald Haarfagre Auditorium on September 26, 2022.
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The Joint Warfare Centre conducts scripting workshop for NATO Exercise STEADFAST JACKAL 2022
Sep 26, 2022
Exercise planners and subject matter experts from the Joint Warfare Centre (JWC), and more than 160 external participants completed a weeklong Main Events List/Main Incidents List (MEL/MIL) Scripting Workshop today in Stavanger, Norway, providing realistic exercise content that supports all primary training objectives of NATO Exercise STEADFAST JACKAL 2022 (STJA22).

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WARFARE DEVELOPMENT IN FOCUS

NATO Joint Warfare Centre is a warfare development establishment.
As a catalyst for joint and combined warfare development at the operational level, the Joint Warfare Centre ensures:

• Adherence to NATO joint operational doctrine and standards
• Implementation of experimentation and new concepts
• Support to the delivery of NATO lessons learned process

“Together! We make NATO better!”

- Major General Piotr Malinowski
Commander Joint Warfare Centre

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WE TRAIN NATO

WE ADVANCE DOCTRINE

We support Headquarters Supreme Allied Commander Transformation in the development of Allied Joint Doctrine and raise doctrine lessons identified captured during the planning and execution phases of operational-level exercises to ensure warfare development outputs are incorporated into collective training events and exercises.

WE INTEGRATE CONCEPTS

We continuously adapt our training environment and integrate new concepts and capabilities into the exercises and training events. We carry out Transformational Activities through the integration of new concepts, maturing capabilities, and other experimentation events.

​WE SUPPORT LESSONS LEARNED

As part of our warfare development enterprise, we support NATO’s Warfare Development efforts by collecting, analyzing and sharing lessons learned.

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The Joint Warfare Centre's training environment includes organic exercise functions to ensure the best possible outcomes for any training experience

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One TEAM:

The Joint Warfare Centre is a multi-national and multi-service NATO organization with nearly 270 military and civilian personnel from 17 NATO Member Nations. The Joint Warfare Centre is the first organization in NATO to actively focus and develop its organizational culture with high-performing, cross functional teams, which the Joint Warfare Centre calls its “One Team” ethos to better support its mission and outputs.

One Vision:

The Joint Warfare Centre drives the delivery of collective training and warfare development at the Operational and Strategic levels of warfare. We are NATO’s trusted advisor bridging Operations and Transformation, underpinning NATO readiness and future capability development. The Joint Warfare Centre attracts and develops the most capable staff, both permanent and augmentees, based on a reputation for excellence built on a culture of professionalism, curiosity, innovation, and cooperation.

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