ACLANT


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Noun1.ACLANT - a major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
SACLANT, Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic - commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council
headquarters - (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
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There was a continuous flow of high-ranking visitors to Defence Command North Norway (DEFCOMNON), from the staffs of Allied Command Europe (ACE) and Atlantic (ACLANT).
ACLANT, based in Norfolk, is the NATO command charged with defending Atlantic routes.
Allied Command Channel was incorporated into Allied Command Europe (ACE), leaving the latter and Allied Command Atlantic (ACLANT), and resulting in the shuffling of the subordinate commands.