NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece, (NRDC-GR) conducted the training “Exercise Planning Course”, in the frame of the Regional Exercise 2017 (REGEX17), which is an annual NATO exercise for Partner Nations under Joint Force Command Naples, from 12th to 16th of December 2016 in the premises of the HQ.
The aim of the course was to provide a fundamental knowledge of the NATO exercise planning process, procedures and standards to participants from non-NATO Partner Nations, in order to increase understanding and strengthen the co-operation between NATO and its partners.
Additionally, the programme focused on the outcome of the exercise planning syndicates and basic knowledge about Border Security Operations, C-IED Operations and Small Arms & Light Weapons (SALW), assisting the trainees to integrate this knowledge to the exercise planning.
Commander NRDC-GR Lieutenant General Alkiviadis STEFANIS welcomed all the trainees, eight (8) Jordanian Staff Officers, who constitutes the Core Planning Team (CPT) of the exercise REGEX17 and highlighted the importance of the course and the necessity of increasing the bilateral training support in common areas of interest. Also, he expressed his great appreciation to the contributing personnel for the successful finalization of the training and his gratitude to the Hellenic National Defence General Staff for the opportunity to host this course.
The friendly and the very constructive atmosphere brought forward the positive attitude of all participants to the benefit of achieving the multiple training objectives in the frame of comprehensive approach requirements in the challenging operational environment.