Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (‘KONGSBERG’) has signed a contract with the government of Spain to deliver the latest generation of the NASAMS air defence system as part of the Spanish Armed Forces air defence modernisation programme. The contract value is approximately EUR 410 million. «We are delighted to strengthen theContinue Reading

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met yesterday with Israeli Leader of the Opposition Yair Lapid, Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant, Chief of Defense Herzi Halevi, and War Cabinet members Benny Gantz and Gadi Eizenkot to discuss the situation in Gaza and the United States’ unwavering support for Israel. (AIContinue Reading

As violent pro-Palestinian protesters are shouting their antisemitic slogans at US universities, it is time to reflect on President Joe Bidens statement regarding Passover, made only two days ago. Tomorrow night, Jews around the world will celebrate Passover, recounting their miraculous Exodus story from hundreds of years of enslavement inContinue Reading

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Finnish President Alexander Stubb to NATO Headquarters on Wednesday (10 April 2024), just days after Finland celebrated the first anniversary of its accession to the Alliance. The Secretary-General praised Helsinki’s many contributions to NATO, saying “Finland takes security and defence seriously”. “You have long made defenceContinue Reading

From 14 to 16 April 2024, the NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mr Mircea Geoană, will travel to Italy together with the Permanent Representatives to the North Atlantic Council. On Sunday 14 April, Mr Geoană will be in Turin, where he will have meetings, including with representatives of the Italian defenceContinue Reading

Foreign Ministers concluded two days of talks in Brussels on Thursday (4 April 2024) with a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Council, and another meeting with Indo-Pacific partners and the European Union. Thursday marked 75 years since NATO’s founding. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the landmark, saying: “since 1949, we haveContinue Reading

Regjeringen har lagt frem en ambisiøs langtidsplan for forsvarssektoren som foreslår en omfattende styrking av Forsvaret. En mer alvorlig sikkerhetssituasjon gjør at en økt satsing på Forsvaret er en riktig og viktig prioritering. Langtidsplanen er i tråd med forsvarssjefens fagmilitære råd «Trygghet i usikre tider» samt andre råd og innspill.Continue Reading

Regjeringens flåteplan vil tilføre Sjøforsvaret minimum fem nye fregatter med helikoptre, inntil ti store og atten mindre standardiserte fartøy, og minimum fem undervannsbåter. Regjeringen vil fornye Sjøforsvaret med minst fem nye fregatter med maritime helikoptre med anti-ubåtkapasitet. Foto: Sjøforsvaret – Dette er den største satsingen i ny langtidsplan og vilContinue Reading

The International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice is excited to bring to you its latest innovative training – Understanding and Responding to Hate Crimes. From 11 am-12:30 pm EST Friday, April 5, 2024, the Director of ICSVE, Dr. Anne SpeckhardContinue Reading