Gade, Jo Georg
DepartmentNorwegian Institute for Defence Studies, Centre for security policy
PositionFellow/Rear Admiral (ret.)
Phone +47 23 09 59 36
E-mailjgade@ifs.mil.no

​​(b. 1951) graduated from the Norwegian Naval Academy 1975, the Norwegian Naval Staff College 1987, and the Norwegian Defence College 1994. Gade has served onboard fast patrol boats, frigate, destroyer (US Navy), and has had command of submarines. He has wide experience from national- and international joint staffs, including as Director of Plans & Policy Division and Deputy Director General of the International Military Staff at NATO headquarters in Brussels 2008-11.




Fields of interest

  • defence- and security policy in general
  • NATO strategy
  • NATO command and force structures
  • NATO and comprehensive approach
  • nuclear and CBRN policy
  • national and NATO defence planning

Parts of books/reports

  • Gade, Jo Georg. 2016. "The Role of Coast Guards in Conflict Management: The Norwegian Experience". In International Order at Sea. How it is challenged. How it is maintained, edited by Geoffrey Till and Jo Inge Bekkevold, 283–303. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gade, Jo Georg and Paal Sigurd Hilde. 2016. "NATO and the Maritime Domaine". In International Order at Sea. How it is challenged. How it is maintained, edited by Geoffrey Till and Jo Inge Bekkevold, 115–139. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gade, Jo Georg and Paal Sigurd Hilde. 2015. "Nordområdenes sikkerhetspolitiske betydning for NATO". In Norge og Russland. Sikkerhetspolitiske utfordringer i nordområdene, edited by Tormod Heier and Anders Olav Kjølberg, 96–109. Universitetsforlaget.
  • Gade, Jo Georg and Paal Sigurd Hilde. 2014. "Enduring Rules, Changing Practices: NATO's Post-Cold War Military Committee and International Military Staff". In NATO's Post-Cold War Politics: The Changing Provision of Security, edited by Sebastian Mayer, 159–175. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gade, Jo Georg. 2013. "Koalisjonsoperasjoner og risikovillighet". In Strategisk suksess? Norsk maktbruk i Libya og Afghanistan, edited by Tormod Heier, Ola Bøe-Hansen and Janne Haaland Matlary, 27–40. Universitetsforlaget.

Non-refereed articles

  • Gade, Jo Georg. 2012. "Smart Defence" nye tanker i NATO. Pro Patria (2): 10–13.
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