2020

News

July 03, 2020

NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece HQ held the Final Coordination Conference (FCC) of Exercise GORDIAN KNOT 20 (GOKT20) on the 2nd and 3rd of July 2020, after successfully completing the Main Event List / Main Incident List (MEL/MIL) Workshop that took place from June 15  to July 1, 2020.

GOKT20 will be the national experimentation venue that will train NRDC-GR in planning and conducting as a Multi-Corps Land Component Command (MC LCC) HQ an Article 5, Major Joint Operation Plus (MJO+), in all domains.

The exercise planning process has been a challenge this year, as several...

March 20, 2020

On Friday 20 th of March 2020, in a simple ceremony that took place at the premises of “Pedion Areos” camp in Thessaloniki, Lieutenant General Konstantinos KOUTRAS, handed over the Command of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR), to Lieutenant General Dimitrios KOUKKOS.

The ceremony was held with the presence of the absolutely minimum military personnel and without guests and media, due to the announced measures on countering the spread of the COVID-19.

March 09, 2020

Due to Corona Virus 19 situation worldwide, the Hellenic Government decided to suspend any kind of conference events in the country, from 9 March until 5 April 2020, as preventive measures against the spread of the virus.

As a result, NRDC-GR HQ annual “CMI/CIMIC Seminar 2020” from 11 to 13 Mar 2020 is postponed. As soon as the seminar dates become official, we will update our web site.

March 06, 2020

On March 6th, 2020, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR HQ) celebrated the Bulgarian National Day. Commander of NRDC-GR Lieutenant General Konstantinos KOUTRAS welcomed the Bulgarian Consul General Mr. Vladimir PISANCHEV and the Consuls from the Contributing Nations, who honoured the event with their presence.

Deputy Commander of NRDC-GR, Major General (BGR A) Ivan ORTOMAROV, the Senior Bulgarian Officer in the HQ, highlighted the importance of the day and expressed his sincere gratitude to Greece as the Host Nation, as well as to all contributing Nations, for the opportunity...