NATO

Inter-Governmental Organisation
 

Key Facts

Title: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Acronym: NATO
Main Role: Defensive Alliance
Status: Active

History

Narrative Summary

Stuff about RAF Lulsgate etc…

Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc
History Google Maps link. Last Updated. Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc. History Google Maps link. Last Updated

Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc. History Google Maps link. Last Updated. Use – Military, Civil, Dual Use. Status – Operational, Care & Maintenance, Abandoned, Returned to Fields, Built Over. Category – Public Airport, Air Base, Airfield, Landing Strip etc. History Google Maps link. Last Updated.

Key Dates

4 April 1949    NATO first established
3 July 1997    First former Warsaw Pact members invited to join

Membership

Country Date Joined Date Withdrew Notes
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States of America

Aviation Activities

Air Operations

To be added.

Air Units

There are two groups of aircraft that are operated directly for NATO:

  • NATO AEW Force (NAEWF)
  • Heavy Airlift Wing

Plans for a joint JSTARS-style tactical reconnaissance unit are currently on-going.

More Information

Books

To be added

Magazines

Feature articles

Websites

NATO Homepage

wikipedia: NATO

BBC News Profile: NATO

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