NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (NRDC-ITA) is a multinational Headquarters based in Milan with the main structures located in the "Ugo Mara" barracks in Solbiate Olona.
It is a High Readiness Headquarters which can be quickly dispatched to command and control NATO troops on missions within or beyond the territory of NATO member states, for the collective defence of Alliance territory or in pursuit of Alliance, EU or coalition security interests.
Thus, NRDC-ITA is an extremely skilled and responsive NATO multinational HQ with Italy as its framework nation, fully contributing to NATO’s efforts aimed at strengthening deterrence and defence, and projecting stability beyond its borders.
Lastly, NRDC-ITA is a battle-ready NATO formation that can effectively operate “Everywhere Rapidly” in support of NATO core tasks (Deterrence and Defense, Crisis Prevention and Management, and Cooperative Security).
In the centenary of the death of the Second Lieutenant Ugo MARA, Military Valor Silver Medal for Memory, at the barracks to him dedicated and headquarters of the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy, was inaugurated the museum installation of some relics of the hero of the First World War kept so far by the Mara family and which