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Renewal of the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate of NSPA facilities in Luxembourg, Hungary and Italy

16 April 2019
NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) successfully renewed its ISO 9001:2015 certification for its facilities in Luxembourg, Hungary and Italy. As the international standard for Quality Management Systems, this certification assures customers that the NSPA business processes consistently meet customer requirements and ensures their satisfaction.


Enabling Multinational Cooperation: NSPA General Manager Addresses the Conference of National Armament Directors

11 April 2019
NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) General Manager, Peter Dohmen, addressed the NATO Conference of National Armament Directors (CNAD) in Brussels today. Mr Dohmen highlighted some of the initiatives taking place at NSPA that support the CNAD’s goal of enhancing multinational cooperation in support of enabling defence efforts.


NSPA Facilitates Multinational Cooperation in Defence

10 April 2019
NATO nations and partners realise that to be able response to current and future security concerns appropriately, they need to invest in modernising their current capabilities and acquiring new ones. These types of modern defence systems not only need to be interoperable with other NATO nations and partners, but also require significant financial commitments. This makes it challenging for a single nation to acquire all the necessary capabilities it needs to provide for its own defence and contribute to the collective defence of the Alliance. The Conference of National Armament Directors (CNAD) is the senior committee responsible for promoting the cooperation between countries in the armament field, tasked with identifying collaborative opportunities for research, development and production of military equipment and weapon systems.


NSPA General Manager Meets with Croatian Ministry of Defence

29 March 2019
NSPA General Manager, Peter Dohmen, and Director of Life Cycle Management, Rudolph Maus, met with the Croatian Secretary of State for Defence, Jakop Zdravko, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Defence and General Staff.


NATO helps Allies speed up sharing of weapons

28 March 2019
On Wednesday (27 March 2019), Belgium successfully transferred 92 GPS-guidance kits for precision guided munitions (PGMs) to Denmark under a new and much accelerated process. The exchange conducted under the NATO multinational Air-to-Ground PGM project allowed the two Allies to bring down the required time for the transfer from months or weeks to days. This provides participants in the project with better options for re-supplying their own stockpiles of munitions in a conflict.