Éditoriaux Défense Sécurité Terrorisme Zones de conflits Logistique Livres de référence Liens
Terre Air Mer Gendarmerie Renseignement Infoguerre Cyber Recherche

NATO and Moldova Sign MoU on Logistic Cooperation

NATO and Moldova Sign MoU on Logistic Cooperation

Signature of a memorandum on Logistic Cooperation between Moldova and NATO on safe destruction of melange, anti-personnel land mines and surplus munitions. Source: NATO Press Release (2001) 098, Brussels, June 28, 2001.

This morning, a memorandum of understanding was signed by the Moldovan Foreign Minister H.E Nicolae Cernomaz and Mr Peter Markey, Managing Director of the NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA) on Logistic Cooperation. This signature took place on the occasion of the visit by H.E. President Voronin of Moldova to meet Lord Robertson at NATO Headquarters on 28 June 2001.

The memorandum concluded between Moldova and NAMSA opens the way for the implementation of the Partnership for Peace Trust Fund for the safe destruction of liquid propellant oxidizer, known as melange - a very aggressive substance any leakage of which can pose a potentially serious threat to the local population. The memorandum also foresees the destruction of Anti-personnel Land Mines and surplus munitions.

This Partnership for Peace project is led by the Netherlands. Costs for the project are estimated to be in excess of 1 million US Dollars. In addition to the contribution in kind by the Moldovan authorities, financial support is being provided by Canada, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom.

Under the NAMSA plan, material assistance and training will be provided to carry out the safe disposal and neutralisation of the 362 tonnes (250 cubic metres) of liquid propellant oxidizer, currently stored in 11 metal containers near to the Moldovan capital Chisinau (clean up of the storage site is also planned). The plan also includes the destruction of the 11,872 anti-personnel land mines and other surplus munitions stockpiles. Training for the Moldovan military engineers will be provided at the NATO Explosive Ordnance School in the UK. A demolition site at Bulboka will be upgraded.

The destruction of the anti-personnel land mines will support Moldova in meeting its obligations under the Ottawa Convention. This is the second project initiated under the PfP Trust Fund initiative. NAMSA is currently overseeing the destruction of a PfP Trust Fund project in Albania to destroy 1.6 milion APLs.

 

Derniers articles

Verdun 2016 : La légende de la « tranchée des baïonnettes »
Eyes in the Dark: Navy Dive Helmet Display Emerges as Game-Changer
OIR Official: Captured Info Describes ISIL Operations in Manbij
Cyber, Space, Middle East Join Nuclear Triad Topics at Deterrence Meeting
Carter Opens Second DoD Innovation Hub in Boston
Triomphe de St-Cyr : le Vietnam sur les rangs
Dwight D. Eisenhower Conducts First OIR Missions from Arabian Gulf
L’amiral Prazuck prend la manœuvre de la Marine
Airmen Practice Rescuing Downed Pilots in Pacific Thunder 16-2
On ne lutte pas contre les moustiques avec une Kalachnikov...
Enemy Mine: Underwater Drones Hunt Buried Targets, Save Lives
Daesh Publications Are Translated Into Eleven Languages
Opération Chammal : 10 000 heures de vol en opération pour les Mirage 2000 basés en Jordanie
Le Drian : Daech : une réponse à plusieurs niveaux
Carter: Defense Ministers Agree on Next Steps in Counter-ISIL Fight
Carter Convenes Counter-ISIL Coalition Meeting at Andrews
Carter Welcomes France’s Increased Counter-ISIL Support
100-Plus Aircraft Fly in for Exercise Red Flag 16-3
Growlers Soar With B-1s Around Ellsworth AFB
A-10s Deploy to Slovakia for Cross-Border Training
We Don’t Fight Against Mosquitoes With a Kalashnikov
Bug-Hunting Computers to Compete in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge
Chiefs of US and Chinese Navies Agree on Need for Cooperation
DoD Cyber Strategy Defines How Officials Discern Cyber Incidents from Armed Attacks
Vice Adm. Tighe Takes Charge of Information Warfare, Naval Intelligence
Truman Strike Group Completes Eight-Month Deployment
KC-46 Completes Milestone by Refueling Fighter Jet, Cargo Plane
Air Dominance and the Critical Role of Fifth Generation Fighters
Une nation est une âme
The Challenges of Ungoverned Spaces
Carter Salutes Iraqi Forces, Announces 560 U.S. Troops to Deploy to Iraq
Obama: U.S. Commitment to European Security is Unwavering in Pivotal Time for NATO
International Court to Decide Sovereignty Issue in South China Sea
La SPA 75 est centenaire !
U.S. to Deploy THAAD Missile Battery to South Korea
Maintien en condition des matériels : reprendre l’initiative
La veste « léopard », premier uniforme militaire de camouflage
Océan Indien 2016 : Opérations & Coopération
Truman Transits Strait of Gibraltar
Navy Unveils National Museum of the American Sailor
New Navy, Old Tar
Marcel Dassault parrain de la nouvelle promotion d’officiers de l’École de l’Air
RIMPAC 2016 : Ravitaillement à la mer pour le Prairial avant l’arrivée à Hawaii
Bataille de la Somme, l’oubliée
U.S., Iceland Sign Security Cooperation Agreement
Cléopatra : la frégate Jean Bart entre dans l’histoire du BPC Gamal Abdel Nasser
Surveiller l’espace maritime français aussi par satellite
America's Navy-Marine Corps Team Fuse for RIMPAC 2016
Stratégie France : Plaidoyer pour une véritable coopération franco-allemande
La lumière du Droit rayonne au bout du chemin





Directeur de la publication : Joël-François Dumont
Comité de rédaction : Jacques de Lestapis, Hugues Dumont, François de Vries (Bruxelles), Hans-Ulrich Helfer (Suisse), Michael Hellerforth (Allemagne).
Comité militaire : VAE Guy Labouérie (†), GAA François Mermet (2S), CF Patrice Théry (Asie).

Contact