HQ's operations in the theatre of operations are based on deployable Command Posts (CPs). Therefore the Command and Control (C2) and associated CPs will be changing depending on the type of Mission (Corps, LCC, Multi-Corps LCC, JHQ). The HQ will normally use a Main CP, a Rear CP and a Rear Support Command (RSC). In addition, when the situation dictates will deploy smaller CPs to undertake a variety of roles, such as the Step-up, the Tactical and the Early Entry.
The status, organization and function of the Headquarters are fully described in the Memorandum Of Understanding, as signed between Greece and the contributing nations, and the Command and Control Technical Arrangements signed between Greece and SHAPE.Command and Control
According to NATO requirements and under SACEUR’s strategic guidance, the headquarters will be available for all Article 5 missions and Non-Article 5 missions on a case by case basis, with up to five (5) major subordinate formations and necessary Combat Support (CS) and Combat Service Support (CSS) Units.
NRDC-GR as an HRF (L) HQ is to be ready to rapidly deploy, as a Warfighting Corps HQ under the Command and Control of a NATO Force Structure multi-Corps capable Land Component Command HQ (LCC) or up to a Corps-size operation LCC HQ or joint Task Force HQ or Multi Corps capable LCC, to a designated area of operations when authorized by NAC under NATO command in order to conduct or sustain combined and Joint land centric operation across the operation spectrum for collective defense Non Article 5 Crisis Response Operation (NA5CRO) or Crisis Management and Cooperative security.