March 24, 2021

On Wednesday the 24th of March 2021, the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) Commander, Lieutenant General (GBR A) Sir Edward SMYTH-OSBOURNE accompanied by an ARRC delegation, visited NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC-GR) in Thessaloniki.

The distinguished visitor had an office call by the NRDC-GR Commander Lieutenant General Anastasios SPANOS at the Hellenic C’ Army Corps historical building, where they had the opportunity to discuss about issues of common interest. Afterwards he visited the premises of NRDC-GR where he received a brief on the structure, mission and training...

March 24, 2021

From Tuesday the 16th until Friday the 26th of March 2021, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR) conducts the Crisis Response Planning (CRP)  at the premises of “Pedion Areos” Camp in Thessaloniki, Phase IIB of the Exercise “STEADFAST LEDA 2021”(STLE21) with the participation of Staff Officers from other NATO HQs involved in STLE21 (LANDCOM, ARRC, NRDC-ESP, JFTC).

On Friday the 19th, the Mission Analysis Brief (MAB) took place. The NRDC-GR Commander LtGen Anastasios SPANOS attended the event which was shared with the other HQs via VTC.

During the entire process, all the...

March 16, 2021

On Friday the 12th of March 2021, at the premises of “Pedion Areos” Camp in Thessaloniki, Lieutenant General (GRC A) Dimitrios KOUKKOS handed over the Command of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece (NRDC-GR), to Lieutenant General (GRC A) Anastasios SPANOS. 

The ceremony was attended by the Hellenic Republic Deputy Minister of National Defence Mr. Alkiviadis STEFANIS, the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff General (GRC A) Konstantinos FLOROS and the MOD General Secretary Mr. Antonios OIKONOMOU.

Due to the COVID-19 protocols, the ceremony was attended by the...

March 16, 2021

On the 10th and 11th of March 2021, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece/Air Operations Coordination Centre (NRDC-GR/AOCC) organized and conducted the “IKAROS I/21” Seminar.

The aim of the seminar was to familiarize and enhance the knowledge of NRDC-GR Staff on matters related to air domain. The seminar focused on how to recognize, comprehend and exploit the challenges for Air Land Integration (ALI), in the context of NATO Multi-Corps Land Component Command (MC-LCC).