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02 February 2016

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Welcome to the website of the NATO E-3A Component, NATO's Flagship Fleet. The E-3A Component is NATO's first integrated, multi-national flying unit, providing rapid deployability, airborne surveillance, command, control and communication for NATO operations.
Karsten Stoye
Brigadier General, DEUAF
Component Commander
Focusing on the future,
Component transitions to new organization structure
10-Nov-15 The NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control Force (NAEW&CF) is undergoing major organizational changes. The NAEW&C Force started to transfer to its new structure on “Transition-Day”, which was Nov. 1, 2015.
Trident Juncture 2015
06-Nov-15 The NATO E-3A Component participated in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Trident Juncture 2015 exercise with two E-3A aircraft, deployed to FOB Trapani, Italy from 16 Oct. to 6 Nov.
The eagles leave their nest
01-Nov-15 After a period of more than 30 years the time has come that the E-3A Component’s Eagles of Squadron 3 leave their nest. Due to the force restructure the squadron will soon be de-activated. Their final act was participating in COMPTUEX last September.
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