NATO ENERGY SECURITY Center of Excellence

The NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence was visited by the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation delegation

On 20th of June the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) delegation, headed by Ms. Danguolė Altman, Co-Chair of the BAFF Board of Directors, 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 MAJ Tomas Trepšas, the Subject Matter Expert from Training and Exercise Division, focused on upcoming “Coherent Resilience 22 – Georgia” exercises.

The Head of Doctrine and Concept Development Division, LTC Massimo Dacchille introduced the Energy Management Handbook.

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 Baltic American Freedom Foundation offers unparalleled new opportunities for talented Lithuanian students, professors and researchers to participate in business internships, conduct innovative research and pursue graduate study programs in the United States. The Foundation is very flexible and will entertain creative proposals in all fields. The Baltic-American Freedom Foundation is an important sign of the lasting commitment of the United States to the independence, prosperity, and strength of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

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.