Expeditionary Power..
Tailored, Scalable Capability....from the sea
Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) is NATO’s premier Maritime Battle-staff and the Alliance’s primary link for integrating US Maritime Forces into NATO operations.

Managed by a Memorandum of Understanding comprising of 11 Nations, STRIKFORNATO is a rapidly deployable, Maritime Headquarters that provides scalable command and control across the full spectrum of Alliance fundamental security tasks.
 

Visit of Defense Attaché to Spanish and Turkish Embassy
13 Oct 2014
Oeiras, Portugal - On 30 September 2014, the Defense Attaché to the Spanish Embassy, Captain Juan Diaz Del Rio, the Defense Attaché to the Turkish Embassy, Lieutenant Colonel Bahadir Yalçin and the Liaison Officer to the Defense and Military Attachés, Captain José Damasio Afonso visited Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO).
Deputy Chief of Staff (Plans), Allied of Joint Force Command Naples, Major General Rob Weighill visited STRIKFORNATO
24 Sep 2014
Oeiras, Portugal - On 18 and 19 September, 2014 the Deputy Chief of Staff (Plans), Allied of Joint Force Command Naples, Major General Rob Weighill, British Army, visited the headquarters of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO). Major General Weighill was welcomed by the Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Tim Lowe, Royal Navy (UK).
STRIKFORNATO Stands Up As First Joint Headquarters (Maritime/Expeditionary)
4 Jul 2014
Oeiras, Portugal – Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) officially assumed the duties as the first Joint Headquarters Maritime/Expeditionary (JHQ M/E) on 1 July 2014, and is on ‘standby' status for quick activation if required by SACEUR.
Visit of General Philip Breedlove, U.S. Air Force, Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR)
30 Apr 2014
On 30 April 2014 the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip Breedlove, U.S. Air Force, visited Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO), and was warmly welcomed by its Commander, Vice Admiral Phil Davidson, U.S. Navy and other members of his staff.
 

COMMANDER STRIKFORNATO

Vice Admiral Philip S. Davidson