IAMD COE will be co-located in NATO Missile Firing Installation (NAMFI) at Akrotiri, Chania/Crete.
You can view NAMFI’s facilities here.
Its location gives a unique geographical advantage since the island of Crete is a crossroad between Europe, Mediterranean Sea and Middle East.
Perfect weather conditions all year long provide a comfortable environment for working and training.
Akrotiri Chania is the base of several structures of military interest such us:
- USA Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay
- NATO Maritime Interdiction Operations Training Centre (NMIOTC)
- NATO Naval Forces sensors and Weapon Accuracy Check Site (NATO FORACS)
- NATO Forward Logistic Site (NATO FLS)
- Souda Naval Base
- 115 Combat Wing
- International Airport