Solbiate Olona 29 Nov – 03 Dec 2004. This HQ is due to host the latest in the biannual NATO G9 civil/military cooperation conferences on behalf of ACO (SHAPE) CG9.
Sardinia, Italy. The focus for this year’s Ex DG04 was the demonstration of the initial operational capability of NATO Response Force (NRF), deploying from 30 Sep-16 Oct 04 with the maritime and amphibious forces affiliated to STRIKEFORNATO.
CAPO TEULADA (CA) 12 OCTOBER 2004. As the NRF Demo Day is getting closer NRF land units are increasing their activities in Capo Teulada firing range. All the Land Component Command units, airborne, mechanized and alpini are conducting in place recce and checking all the details for the best course of action.
The Italian Chief of the Defence General Staff, Admiral Gianpaolo DI PAOLA today visited the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Italy (NRDC-IT).
From the 1st July 2004 NATO Rapid Deployable Corps-Italy has assumed the Land Component Command role for NATO Response Force 3 (NRF 3).
Civitavecchia ITALY, 28 May 2004. Today, Gen USMC James L. JONES SACEUR, Adm US NAVY, Gregory G. JOHNSON JFC COMMANDER and Adm Gianpaolo DI PAOLA IT Chief of Defence visited the NRDC-IT during exercise Allied Action 2004.
SOLBIATE OLONA (VA) 24 MAY 2004. NATO Rapid Deployable Corps-Italy will take part to a two weeks exercise in a training area close to Civitavecchia, north of Rome, together with the Joint Force Command (JFC) based in Naples.
The exercise represents a good opportunity to improve the command and control (C2) relationships among the land components headquarters and units.