NATO awards Brussels HQ contract to thebigword

Global translation and interpretation provider thebigword has been awarded a new contract to provide language services for NATO headquarters in Brussels.


The important contract win underlines the company’s expertise as a trusted partner in global security concerns.


thebigword has a strong track record working with the organisation and many of its partner nations.


The company is currently supporting NATO’s work in Afghanistan, where it has safely and securely deployed expert linguists to assist the Resolute Support Mission in hostile, austere and restrictive locations across the country.


In addition, thebigword has supported capacity building and training programs in partner nations around Europe and the Middle East to help prepare NATO forces for deployment to Afghanistan.


The company’s defence and international security division provides language support to organisations including the US Department of Defense in Germany, the US Navy throughout Europe, and Multinational Joint Commission partners assisting the Ukrainian armed forces with military training and helping them build and improve military capacity.


Larry Gould, founder and chief executive of thebigword, said: “Breaking down language barriers is vital in the pursuit of international security and the work we do is making a real difference, both in Brussels and on the ground in challenging environments.


“I am delighted that our expertise has been recognised and rewarded by NATO with another contract for our fast-growing defence division.”


Head of Business Development in thebigword’s Defense and International Security Division, Matthew Woody commented: “The US side of our Defense Division has seen tremendous growth over the past 2 years. We are pleased with this new win which further solidifies our position as a trusted partner to NATO and its member countries, both in Afghanistan as well as across Europe.”


To contact the division, please email or call 0044 (0) 870 748 8000.

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