Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO
May 9, 2022

NATOs Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Sir Tim Radford Visits STRIKFORNATO

STRIKFORNATO’s Deputy Commander, Rear Admiral James Morley and Command Group welcomed NATO’s Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), General Sir Tim Radford KCB DSO OBE to STRIKFORNATO headquarters the 4th and 5th of May.

The purpose of the visit was to provide an Operations Brief on recent and future exercises and activities STRIKFORNATO has or will lead such as NEPTUNE STRIKE 22 and BALTOPS 22…

“It has been a pleasure visiting STRIKFORNATO and seeing first-hand the importance of this rapidly deployable headquarters within NATO. The success and interworking of NEPTUNE STRIKE 22 vigilance activity alone proved STRIKFORNATO’s success and significant contribution to the NATO Alliance.”

General Radford previously served as the Deputy Commander of NATO’s Op Resolute Support in Afghanistan assumed the role of DSACEUR in April 2020.


STRIKFORNATO, headquartered in Oeiras, Portugal, is SACEUR’s rapidly deployable and scalable headquarters capable of planning and executing full spectrum joint maritime operations, primarily through the integration of U.S. naval and amphibious forces….