Allied Space Cadre Enhanced During Steadfast Jupiter 21

“Enhancing NATO’s coordination in the space domain will be game-changing for Allied Commanders in air, sea and land domains, as well as for Joint Commanders. Development of a well-trained and increasingly experienced space cadre is fundamental to ensuring NATO can make the best use of the increased situational awareness offered by space.”

Space professionals from many Allied nations have been working together to integrate Space capabilities within multi-domain operations during NATO’s Exercise Steadfast Jupiter 21.

NATO’s implementation of the Space Domain is gathering pace. The NATO Space Centre has been a key enabler during Steadfast Jupiter 21, the SHAPE [Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe]-sponsored annual Joint Command Post Exercise. Critical to the NATO Space Centre’s success has been the integration and coordination with member Nations, further developing NATO’s interoperability with Allies….

“Enhancing NATO’s coordination in the space domain will be game-changing for Allied Commanders in air, sea and land domains, as well as for Joint Commanders. Development of a well-trained and increasingly experienced space cadre is fundamental to ensuring NATO can make the best use of the increased situational awareness offered by space,” said Lieutenant General Pascal Delerce, Deputy Commander Allied Air Command.

The exercise has also provided an experimentation platform for the Space Domain to test, refine and further develop its capabilities across the spectrum of multi-domain operations.

…Almost 720 personnel from across the Alliance are currently working at Ramstein, as part of a multi-national Joint Force Air Component.

Photo: NATO’s Allied Command Operations