NATO Trains to Keep Sea Lanes Clear

February 7, 2019 – The sea lanes are vital to the health and wellbeing of a nation. These strategic byways allow trade, travel and the movement of resources. NATO maintains two groups of mine countermeasures ships ready to respond to a crisis if needed. In order to maintain a high level of readiness, NATO conducts training exercises to keep sailors skills sharp. Over the past two weeks, more than 160 naval personnel from 21 NATO and Partner nations met at the NATO Mine Countermeasures School (EGUERMIN), in Oostende, Belgium to…

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Red Arrows North American Tour Dates

February 8, 2019 – A list of locations where people can see the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team display during a major tour of North America has been released. The confirmed displays include appearances by the Red Arrows in Canada and on both the east and west coasts of the United States, with more events expected to be announced in the weeks to come. Speaking from Nellis Air Base, Nevada, UK Defence Minister Mark Lancaster said: I am delighted people all over the US and Canada will be able to…

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