Trident Juncture 18 News

Bodø Air Base - backbone of Trident Juncture’s Air Component

Bodø Air Base - backbone of Trident Juncture’s Air Component

Nov 4, 2018
Bodø is a small Norwegian town, just north of the arctic circle with approximately 51,000 inhabitants. It is also the home of NATO’s northernmost operational Air Base in Europe. From 25 October to 8 November 2018 the base is playing a significant role for Exercise Trident Juncture 18, NATO’s largest exercise in recent years.

SACEUR, NATO Secretary General visit Trident Juncture Distinguished Visitors Day

SACEUR, NATO Secretary General visit Trident Juncture Distinguished Visitors Day

Nov 2, 2018
Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, and a host of key NATO civilian and military leaders visited Trondheim, Norway for Exercise Trident Juncture’s distinguished visitors’ day Oct. 30, 2018.

Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 18 - Total Defence Concept

Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 18 - Total Defence Concept

Nov 2, 2018
Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 18 is using a fictitious scenario where Norway has been attacked, and due to such an attack on the Alliance, NATO Response Forces respond quickly subsequently enabling the northern country to test their Total Defence Concept in the process.

International observers visit exercise Trident Juncture 2018

International observers visit exercise Trident Juncture 2018

Nov 1, 2018
Observers from member nations of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) are witnessing NATO’s largest military exercise since the end of the Cold War, Trident Juncture 2018, which is currently taking place in Norway.

NATO Secretary General and North Atlantic Council visit Exercise Trident Juncture in Norway

NATO Secretary General and North Atlantic Council visit Exercise Trident Juncture in Norway

Oct 31, 2018
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the 29 ambassadors of the North Atlantic Council are in Trondheim, Norway today (30 October 2018) to visit Exercise Trident Juncture – NATO’s largest exercise since the end of the Cold War. The drills bring together over 50,000 personnel from all 29 Allies, as well as partners Finland and Sweden.

NATO Communications and Information Systems ensure connectivity during Trident Juncture

NATO Communications and Information Systems ensure connectivity during Trident Juncture

Oct 31, 2018
Fifteen Hungarian and Lithuanian NATO technicians and experts ensure communications and information systems are constantly available to connect the Air Detachment at Kallax to the whole exercise.

Ice and snow removal is key before fighters take off

Ice and snow removal is key before fighters take off

Oct 30, 2018
When you operate highly sensitive military aircraft in sub-zero conditions, de-icing is one important step before the pilots can take to the skies.

Swedish media cover Trident Juncture 18 at Kallax Air Base

Swedish media cover Trident Juncture 18 at Kallax Air Base

Oct 29, 2018
Before sunrise on Friday, 26 October, Swedish media arrived at Kallax Air Base to visit the portion of NATO’s exercise Trident Juncture that takes place in the country. 

A local hero for the U.S. Marines

A local hero for the U.S. Marines

Oct 28, 2018
During exercise Trident Juncture, the soliders of the Norwegian Home Guard not only serve as local guides. They are also important links between the foreign troops and the local communities.

When NATO came to town

When NATO came to town

Oct 27, 2018
Hugs, hamburgers and socks. The Norwegian residents of Voll in Trøndelag county show they appreciate NATO coming to town.

NATO: the corner stone of Norwegian defense

NATO: the corner stone of Norwegian defense

Oct 25, 2018
"NATO is our military cornerstone" says Norwegian Chief of Defense at the opening for exercise Trident Juncture.

The faces of Trident Juncture

The faces of Trident Juncture

Oct 24, 2018
50,000 troops from 31 nations participate in exercise Trident Juncture. Meet some of them.

 

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