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Noun1.SACLANT - 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
ACLANT, Allied Command Atlantic - a major strategic headquarters of NATO located in the United States; is under the authority of the North Atlantic Council
commandant, commander, commanding officer - an officer in command of a military unit
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has been reorganized; with SACLANT disestablished, it has only one supreme operational commander.
Hodgkiss of Scripps, Tuneay Akal of the NATO SACLANT Undersea Research Center in La Spezia, Italy, and their colleagues have conducted various tests in the Mediterranean Sea using transducer arrays some 80 meters long.
Unified Command Plan changes has implications for the job of the Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic (SACLANT).
One remaining issue is the role of Commander, JFCOM, as Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT).
Four sessions included The Threat, Doctrine/Policy/Training, Operations, and Technology with presentations by NATO Headquarters, US Pacific Fleet, SACLANT, Finnish Defence Staff, the Balkans Combined Air Operations Center, HO Royal Netherlands Air Force, French operational units, the director of electronic combat duri ng Desert Storm, and the NATO C3 Agency.
I was with Carrier Group One, in San Diego, on board USS Constellation and USS Ranger I also had a NATO tour with SACLANT here in Norfolk.
The operation is to be conducted at the WEU and NATO headquarters, within the strategic NATO commands (SHAPE and SACLANT) and in the capitals of the different countries.