The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence was visited by the Japan Ministry of Defence delegation
On 4th of July the Japan Ministry of Defence delegation, headed by Mr. Yasushi Nogushi, General Director of International Cooperation, Defence Policy Office, Ministry of Defence of Japan visited the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE). The delegation was welcomed by the Centre’s director Colonel Darius Užkuraitis.
At the start of the meeting COL Darius Užkuraitis introduced the NATO ENSEC COE structure, mission and priorities.
During the meeting the Head of Education, Training and Exercise Division LTC Videt Norng, presented NATO certified courses and Coherent Resilience series exercises.
The Head of Doctrine and Concept Development Division, LTC Massimo Dacchille introduced the NATO Operational Energy Concept development and the findings and outputs after the 1st writing team meeting.
LTC Darius Aukščionis, Head of Strategic Analysis Division, presented ongoing studies and Innovative Energy Solutions for Military Applications exhibition which will be organized in Poland in 2023.
The Head of Research and Lessons Learned Division, Wsewolod Rusow reviewed synthetic fuel analysis.
The NATO ENSEC COE was established on 10th of July and accredited on 12th of October, 2012. Currently it operates as a widely recognized international military organization with the aim of providing qualified and appropriate experts advices on questions related to operational energy security.
The mission of the NATO ENSEC COE is to assist Strategic Commands, other NATO bodies, nations, partners, and other civil and military entities by supporting NATO’s capability development process, mission effectiveness, and interoperability in the near, mid and long terms by providing comprehensive and timely subject matter expertise on all aspects of energy security. The mission includes cost effective solutions to support military requirements, energy efficiency in the operational field, and interaction with academia and industry.