NATO - OTAN 2017
Inauguration new HQ NATO in Brussels - Flypast
'source' : NATO - https://www.nato.int
25 V 2017 : Inauguration NATO alliance new headquarters in Brussels.
The first NATO's headquarters was build back in 1967.
In the meantime a lot new members joined NATO. From 12 founding members towards 28 members today. Soon Montenegro will be the 29th member of this alliance.
Nato members today are : Albania / Belgium / Bulgaria / Canada / Croatia / 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 + (Montenegro...)
With over 250,000 m2 this new headquarters will provide space for :
* 1,500 personnel from national delegations
* 1,700 international military and civilian staff
* 600 staff from NATO agencies
* frequent visitors, up to 500 per day
The US President Donald Trump together with some major European leaders came together in Brussels to inaugurate this new headquarters for the NATO alliance.
At the same time a flypast was organised with F-16's, JAS39 Gripen, Eurofighter Typhoon's, Rafale's, A400M's, Alpha Jets and AWACS. (see pictures below).
Pictures taken at Wezembeek-Oppem.