A Command post exercise, where HQ NRDC-IT operated as a Land Component Commander in a conventional war fighting scenario.
A Command post exercise, where HQ NRDC-IT operated as a Land Component Commander in a conventional war fighting scenario. It was HQ’s first deployment on the field. Exercise Hot Red Fire '02 was held by HQ's Staff during the period 11-14 June 2002.
It was a Command Post Exercise (CPX) where HQ NRDC-IT operated as Land Component Commander (LCC) in a conventional war fighting scenario and transition to Peace support Opeartion (PSO) in a regional conflict, conducting a non-Article 5 Crisis Response Operation (CRO).
The aim of this exercise was to test the following aspects:
RSC and EXCON deployed and operated within "Ugo Mara" Barracks. The IT Signal Brigade deployed and activated the Command Posts (CPs) in the area of Turbigo and La Conigliera, providing real life support.
Chiefs/ACOSs were responsible for their functional areas and activated all cells both in MAIN CP and RAS CP, accordingly.
The overall number of participants was about 600 personnel.
TACSOP: Tactical Standard Operational Procedures
TACSOI: Tactical Standard Operational Instructions
CHOC: Change of Command
ACOS: Assistant Chief of Staff