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Mar 8 2019

First of Its Kind

On 8th of March in Adazi, Latvia, Danish, Estonian and Latvian Defence Ministers officially opened Headquarters Multinational Division North (MND N). This new unit is first of its kind in the northern part of the Baltic Sea region and will further enhance safety, security and NATO's defence capabilities.

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Establishment of the new multinational headquarters highlights Denmark's commitment to the region and NATO
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Commander MNC NE, LTG Wojciechowski, attended the inauguration ceremony.
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Framework Nations of MND N are respectively Denmark, Latvia and Estonia.
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Multinational Division North Commander, Major General Flemming Mathiasen pointed out that success depends on both: multinational co-operation and unison with Multinational Corps North-East.

The main element of the Danish-led headquarters will be located in Adazi with a smaller cell present in Karup/Slagelse, Denmark. As pointed out by Danish Chief of Defence General Bjørn Bisserup, Establishment of the new multinational headquarters highlights Denmark's commitment to the region and NATO.

Framework Nations of MND N are respectively Denmark, Latvia and Estonia. The new divisional headquarters will be a part of NATO's Force Structure and will fit in to currently existing Command & Control structure. Its main task will involve support in defence planning of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, co-ordination of regional military activities, including enhanced Forward Presence forces.

Multinational Division North Commander, Major General Flemming Mathiasen pointed out that success depends on both: multinational co-operation and unison with Multinational Corps North-East.

Multinational Division North is a second, following Multinational Division North-East, command of this level on the Eastern Flank of the Alliance.

Story by Multinational Corps Northeast Public Affairs Office

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