To improve the four phases of Personnel Recovery (Preparation, Planning, Execution and Adaptation) by developing harmonizing PR Policy, Doctrine and Standards through clear lines of communications with partners stakeholders (nations and international organizations) and provide assistance in support of education and training, exercises and operations as required.
To serve as recognized hub for Personnel Recovery expertise in Europe.
The first Change of Command was conducted for the European Personnel Recovery Centre (EPRC) at Poggio Renatico on 29 June 2018, when Col D Fanelli passed on his duties to Col S Demps. The Ceremony was hosted by MG Conserva, the Italian Steering Group Member and conducted by BG Marboeuf, the EPRC Director. Following the […]
The Air Centric Personnel Recovery Operatives’ Course (APROC) 2018 was successfully completed on 7 June 2018 at the Dutch Main Operating Base of Gilze Rijen near Breda in the southern part of the Netherlands. This was the 12th iteration of this series of courses held annually at different locations throughout Europe. For this year’s course […]
The JPR Module is the first attempt to support a tailored course for the EF-2000 Pilots aimed to enable them to act first as RESCORT (Rescue Escort) elements and later as a Rescue Mission Commander (RMC) as tasked by the Italian Air Force Command. The Module was a part of a training scheme developed by […]
On 23 Feb 2018 the EPRC was recognised by NATO as the 32nd Partnership Training and Education Centre (PTEC), after Italy as the Host Nation of the Centre applied in behalf of the seven member nations of the EPRC for this status. With this recognition, the EPRC became part of the select group of organisations […]
On the 24th of November 2017, after eight intense days of work, the 13th edition of the European Defence Agency (EDA) Joint Personnel Recovery Staff (JPRS) Course came to its conclusion. The EPRC, as a close partner of EDA in the field of PR, was the organiser and host of this fully revised course within […]