NATO advise that due to COVID-19 it is possible that exercises could be changed, reduced or cancelled by either the organising NATO HQ or the organising Nation.
RAMSTEIN GUARD 12 20
The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Center) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.
|25 – 29 October||Spain|
BRILLIANT JUMP 20 II Part II
BRJU20 will train and test readiness and responsiveness of VJTF20 (Very High Readiness Joint Task Force) in all domains.
|28 October – 6 November||Lithuania|
ARRCADE FUSION 20 (NFS Exercise)
Train HQ ARRC’s ability to exercise command and control of multiple manoeuvre divisions as a Corps HQ within a complex operating environment; and to develop subordinate formations’ operating capability with a focus on defence.
|31 October – 12 November||United Kingdom|
DYNAMIC MASTER 20
NCAGS CPX designed to exercise NCAGS/AWNIS (Naval Co-operation and Guidance for Shipping/Allied Worldwide Navigational Information System) personnel at the headquarters and Shipping Points (SCP) in all NCAGS/AWNIS procedures in order to train and qualify personnel for Operation Ocean Shield and other current and future maritime operations.
|9 – 20 November||United Kingdom|
LOYAL LEDA 20
LOYAL LEDA 20 is an Article 5 CPX (Command Post Exercise) executing Collective Defence with MJO + Force Elements. LOLE will exercise Land operations with a clear focus at the tactical level. Also, LOLE provides the venue for the inclusion of potential Land Follow-on Forces (FoF).
|2 -12 November||United Kingdom|
CYBER COALITION 20
While the exercise objectives may change, the exercise itself will be based on a scenario which involves significantly increased cyber threats and activities, but should remain below the NATO crisis threshold. The exercise objectives will always reflect a cyber defence exercise with emphasis on decision-making processes, technical and operational procedures, and collaboration between all participants.
|16 – 20 November||Estonia|
RAMSTEIN GUARD 13 20
The NATO Electronic Warfare Force Integration Programme is a means to exercise the NATO designated regional elements of NATO’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence System conducted through the CAOCs (Combined Air Operation Centre) while also including some national systems and assets. It is designed to train Air Command Ramstein and subordinate units on the reporting/ coordination requirements while exposing them to a wide variety of EW (Electronic Warfare) tactics and techniques in a controlled environment.
|16 – 20 November||Italy|
RS KLT II 20 (Resolute Support Key Leader Training II 20)
To prepare Key Leaders for their role and responsibilities prior to their deployment to RSM, including team building. RSM KLT consists of 3 days of Academics at JFCBS then one week in-Theatre Recce.
|25 November – 3 December||Netherlands|
STEADFAST JUPITER-JACKAL 20
It is a Strategic, Operational, and Tactical-level Joint Command Post Exercise (CPX) / Computer Assisted Exercise (CAX) that will train and evaluate selected NATO Command Structure (NCS) and NATO Force Structure (NFS) HQs in planning for and executing an Out of Area Non-Article 5 Crisis Response Operation (NA5CRO) at regional scale in NATO Strategic Direction South.
|1 – 10 December||Italy, Germany|
NAPLES RESERVE II 20
To orient and prepare the ORF (Operational Reserve Force) Battalions key personnel for a possible operation in the AOO (Area of Operations). To reinforce KFOR in the AOO coinciding with relevant events, to demonstrate NATO’s capability to reinforce the forces in theatre.
|1 – 31 December (TBD)||Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia|
KFOR ST IV 20
Conducted to familiarise future Key Leaders of HQ KFOR with their new tasks, the overall situation in KFOR Area of Responsibility and to prepare a smooth transition without loss of continuity.
|8 – 16 December||Bosnia Herzegovina|
RS TE I 21 (Resolute Support Training Event III 20)
To train the incoming CSE (Core Staff Element) of the HQ RSM (Headquarter Resolute Support Mission) and prepare them for operations in Afghanistan.
GRIFFIN FORCE I 2021 (NATO Force Structure Exercise)
EX GRFE I 21 aims to bring together Stand-up VJTF (Very High Readiness Joint Task Force) (Land), HQs, HRN (Host receiving Nation) and all respective stakeholders in order to initiate logistic planning and preparation process and build a foundation for a continued cooperation between HQs, HRN, incoming forces and all other enablers.
|18-20 January||Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland|
DYNAMIC GUARD 21 – I
To maintain the level of proficiency in SNMG1 (Standing NATO Maritime Group) assigned units when not committed in NATO current operations and NRF operations.
DYNAMIC MANTA – L 21
To exercise submarine warfare and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) war-fighting capabilities for submarines, ASW surface units and maritime aircraft in order to conduct sea control and sea denial related naval tasks in preparation for future collective defence and crisis response operations.
|21 – 23 February||Italy|
Crisis Management Exercise 2021 (CMX21)
Annual events-driven crisis management procedural exercise designed to test Allied consultation and decision-making at the strategical political-military level, on the basis of the NATO Crisis Response System.
|25 February – 3 march||Belgium|
NATO ADVISORY LIAISON TEAM PRE-DEPLOYMENT TRAINING (NALT) I 21
To increase advisory proficiency and capability/enhance advisor understanding of capacity building.
|1 – 16 March||Pristina|
KFOR ST I 21
Conducted to familiarise future Key Leaders of HQ KFOR with their new tasks, the overall situation in KFOR AOR, and to prepare a smooth transition without loss of continuity.
|9 – 17 March||Pristina|