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Our Intent

Provide NATO and NSHQ Allies and Partners with expert SOF advice, information, training, education, networking and operational support.  Be prepared to be part of a SOF Command and Control (C2) Core, deployable.  Engage routinely with SHAPE, other NATO entities, and our Nations.  Enable national and combined NATO SOF capabilities, which are increasingly relevant in today’s uncertain and dynamic world.  Act with unity of purpose on behalf of NSHQ.

Our Mission

NSHQ is the primary point of development, coordination and direction for all NATO Special Operations-related activities, in order to optimise employment of Special Operations Forces.   Provide an operational command capability when directed by SACEUR.

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Welcome to the NATO Special Operations Headquarters and the NATO Allied and Partner SOF Collaborative Network!

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Recent News

NSHQ Commander Lt Gen Webb Address During Allied Joint SOF Table Top Exercise (TTX) in Bucharest
12-May-2015

LT GEN Brad Webb Commander of the NATO Special Operations Command and Colonel Craciun of the Romanian Special Operations Forces conduct an interview in Bucharest in conjunction with an Allied Joint Special Operations Table Top Exercise with regional Allied SOF Commanders.

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NSHQ Commander Lt Gen Webb interview with Lithuanian National Radio & Television (LRT) in Vilnius
30-March-2015

NSHQ Commander,  Lt Gen Webb’s  interview with Lithuanian National Radio & Television (LRT) as part of the deployable Special Operations Component Command - Core element in Lithuania during an Allied Joint SOF Table Top Exercise (TTX).

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Save the date for the NATO Allied and Partner SOF Symposium 8-10 September 2015!
Save the date for the NATO Allied and Partner SOF Symposium 8-10 September 2015!
26-November-2014

NATOSOF2015  is a NATO SOF event focusing interest on the Alliance of NATO Allied and Partner Global Special Operations Forces.

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  • Resolute Support Mission (RSM) SOF Pre-deployment Training (PDT).

    The RSM SOF PDT prepares NATO and RSM member nations’ SOF officers and NCOs for train assis

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  • NATO SOFEVAL Course

    The NA

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  • Facilitation and Instructional Skills Training

    The objective of Facilitation and Instructional Skills Training is to educate instructors an

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  • NATO SOF Cellular Exploitation Course

    (Formerly NATO SOF Forensic Exploitation Course) The objective of the NATO SOF Cell Phone Exploit

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  • Hybrid Warfare Symposium

    SAVE THE DATE ~ NSHQ HYBRID WARFARE SYMPOSIUM ~ 2-4 JUN 15

    Aim

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  • Critical Thinking and Structured Analysis

    The course is for SOF intelligence professionals and is conducted in a workshop environment focus

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  • Catalyst for Change - SOF and the Integrated Approach to Conflict Resolution

    In the SOF professional military education course CATALYST FOR CHANGE – SOF and the Int

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  • NATO SOF Combat Medical Simulation Course

    NATO SOF Combat Medical Simulation Course.

    This five day course teaches Special Operati

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  • NATO Special Operations Air Mission Commanders Course

    The NATO SOF AMC Course prepares students to lead special air operations within the joint environ

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  • ISR OPERATIONS AND INTEL COLLECTIONS COURSE (IO/IC)

    The course(s) is aimed to improve NATO SOF utilization of ISR capabilities in support of NATO SOF

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  • NATO Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC)

    The Special Operations Air Task Group Course (SOATGC) is designed to prepare special operations f

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  • NSHQ Mandatory Induction Training (MInT)

    As a new member of the NSHQ team you are required to complete Mandatory Induction Training (MInT)

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