NRDC-GR Exercise "GORDIAN KNOT 2020"

2020, October 23 - 5:04pm

From 9th to 16th October 2020, the final phase of Exercise "GORDIAN KNOT 2020" of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps-Greece (NRDC-GR) took place at "PROKOPIDI" Camp in Assiros.

The purpose of the Exercise, in which among others, officers from other NATO Headquarters in Europe participated, was to implement and evaluate the operational capabilities of NRDC-GR, in terms of planning and executing collective defense operations, under Article 5 of the Washington Treaty, as part of an Alliance 's Major Joint Operation (MJO +).

On Friday, October 16, a Distinguished Visitors Day (DVDay) was held, which was attended by the Greek Deputy Minister of National Defense Mr. Alkiviadis Stefanis, the Deputy Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, Rear Admiral Mr. Ioannis Drimousis and representatives of the Greek Parliament. Also in attendance were the Commander of the Allied Land Command (Izmir) Lieutenant General Roger L. Cloutier Jr, representatives of Regional and Local Authorities, other Headquarters Officers, NATO Military Observers, foreign diplomatic envoys, as well as Defense Attachés.

NRDC-GR Exercise "GORDIAN KNOT 2020" (video)