Posts tagged as Trident Juncture

R. Karoblis to discuss defence cooperation with Northern and Baltic counterparts in Oslo, to attend security forum in Canada

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

On November 13-14 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis is taking part in the Baltic-Northern Group Defence Ministers meeting in Oslo, Norway. The Baltic-Northern Defence Ministers will discuss the recently wrapped up NATO military exercise Trident Juncture 2018, security of the North-Eastern region, challenges coming from Russia, European security initiatives, and cooperation in enhancing Eastern partners’ capacity in security area. The Northern Group Defence Ministers’ meeting will focus on increasing…

Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed by tanker

Thursday, November 8, 2018

A Norwegian Navy frigate was rammed by a tanker while it was docked in a harbor on the country’s west coast Thursday, the military said. The crew of 127 was evacuated amid fears the ship will sink. Eight people on the KNM Helge Instad were slightly injured when the accident occurred at 4 a.m. local time in Sture, north of Bergen, the Joint Rescue Coordination Center for southern Norway said.…

Estonia to send ten staff officers to NATO exercise in Norway

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) will send approximately ten staff officers to participate in Trident Juncture, the largest NATO-led military exercise since the Cold War that begins in Norway this week. Around 50,000 troops will come together for Trident Juncture, which begins in Norway on Thursday. The EDF will send around 10 staff officers from the Estonian Navy, the Estonian Air Force, the Headquarters of the EDF and Support Command…

Largest NATO drill in 16 years brings carrier, US forces to Norway

By John Vandiver on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group and its 6,000 servicemembers will join NATO’s largest military drill since 2002 later this month as allies test their ability to defend a member state, the U.S. Navy’s top admiral in Europe said. Trident Juncture, which runs from Oct. 25 to Nov. 7, comes at a time of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West. Though allies have declined to say that the…