Exercise Eagle Flight 2002

Exercise Eagle Flight 2002


The aim of the exercise was to train HQ NRDC-IT in war fighting and the transition to peace support operations in order to develop the operational effectiveness of the Corps. The exercise’s first phase, the deployment, was part of the Full Operational Capability (FOC) evaluation process.
NRDC-IT held this exercise in training areas close to CIVITAVECCHIA, 80 km north of Rome. The activity, which involved all the Command Posts (MAIN, RAS and RSC) unfolded in two phases:
The Deployment Phase from 21 to 30 September 02;
The Static Phase (CPX) from 01 al 07 October 02.
As far as the deployment phase was concerned, a Team of "Inspectors" from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe (SHAPE) was present from 23 to 26 Sep 02 in order to verify the "Military Criteria" that for the NATO validation of the HQ’s operational capability.Aim of Exercise
Exercise ObjectivesTo exercise HQ NRDC-IT in war fighting and the transition to PSO in order to develop the operational effectiveness of the corps.
Practice:
selected aspects of the deployment of the HQ NRDC-IT Group
HQ NRDC-IT's tactics, techniques and procedures during the transition from war fighting to PSO
limited coordination of military activities (MP, G5 CIMIC, Engineer) with key NGOs during the transition from war fighting to PSO.
tactics, techniques and procedures for CSS to the Corps during the transition from war fighting to PSO.Validate:
the CP design and change of control procedures
changes to the HQ NRDC-IT’s TACSOPsin order to confirm that lessons learned on Exercise LION START 02, Exercise SPEARHEAD 02 and Exercise HOT RED FIRE 02 have been addressed.
Legend
RAS: Rear Alternate and Step up
RSC: Rear Support Command
NGO: Non Governmental Organization
PSO: Peace Support Operation
TACSOP: Tactical Standard Operational Procedure