NATO Current Affairs, GK & News

Steadfast Noon

Amid the rising tensions with Russia, the members of North Atlantic Treaty Organization are planning to conduct a nuclear exercise called “Steadfast Noon”. Key facts The Steadfast Noon exercise will be conducted each year and it would last for over a week. It was planned before the Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine in ..

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Iskander-M missile system

Russia has announced to transfer the “Iskander-M Missile System” to Belarus. This missile system can use ballistic or cruise missiles, in their nuclear and conventional versions. About Iskander-M missile system Iskander-M missile system is codenamed as “SS-26 Stone” by NATO. Russia uses the term Iskander-M to define transporter-erector launch system as well as short-range ballistic missile ..

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IAF participation in Tactical Leadership Programmes

The Indian Air Force is taking part in ‘Tactical Leadership Programme’, that started on June 24, 2022. Tactical Leadership Programme The Tactical Leadership Programme is being held at Egyptian Air Force Weapon School in Cairo west Airbase. It was started on June 24 and will conclude on July 24, 2022. From Indian side, two c-17 ..

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Sweden and Finland Request to join NATO

Finland and Sweden submitted their application to join North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Why did Finland and Sweden decide to join NATO? Although Finland and Sweden have a non-alignment policy, they were always close to NATO. The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine prompted them to join NATO and seek its safety net. What is North ..

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NATO, G7, EU Crisis Meetings

In Brussels, Belgium, leaders of G7, NATO, and the European Union have gathered for the NATO summit. Back-to-back emergency meetings took place on 24th March with the aim of drawing plans to increase pressure on President Vladimir Putin as the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues. Overview: The US is trying to push its allies to ..

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NATO ‘Cold Response 2022’

The military exercise ‘Cold Response 2022’ has been organized by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Norway starting from 14th March till 1st April 2022. This exercise is held biennially in Norway and NATO Allies and partner nations take part. Overview: This ongoing exercise has brought together 220 aircraft, 30000 soldiers, and over 50 ..

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