EPRC

EPRC

European Personnel Recovery Centre

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Jul'17

1st Joint Personnel Recovery Academic Phase of the Instructors Certification Program

At the last meeting of the European Defence Agency (EDA) PR Controllers & Planners Course (PRCPC) Project Coordination Group (PCG), held last March 2017 in Ferrara, the EPRC was asked to develop a program to certify instructors for the new Joint PR Staff Course. The final aim is to standardise the instruction when the course […]

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Jun'17

APROC: first steps towards a real PR Multinational Capability

The APROC was conducted from 14 to 28 June 2017 at Rivolto Air Base, ITA.  Some 600 personnel from 12 nations employed 13 Rotary Wing and 4 Fixed Wing aircraft in order to train ‘Personnel Recovery’ operations in an international environment.  Furthermore, a NATO and French AWACS in addition to an Italian Command and Control […]

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Jun'17

MG Gianni Candotti hands over EPRC Directorship to French BG Laurent Marboeuf

On 21st June 2017, following the annual EPRC Steering Group meeting that was held at Rivolto Air Base (ITA) during the 2017 edition of Air Centric Personnel Recovery Operatives’ Course, the handover of the EPRC Directorship from Italy to France took place. MG Candotti, EPRC Director since September 2016, handed over the Directorship to French […]

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May'17

Thank you MG Candotti… Welcome BG Conserva…

On Wednesday the 17th of May 2017 the monthly Director’s briefing usually organized to present the EPRC Director with an update on the Centre’s activities, challenges and achievements was dedicated to an informal salute to MG Gianni Candotti leaving his post as DEPRC next June and to welcome to the new COM COA, and consequently […]

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May'17

EPRC hosts the 1st PR Lessons Learned Workshop

The workshop (WS) is the result of an initiative the EPRC nations decided to implement. A low level of sharing in the approach used towards the lessons learned was detected within the PR community and this WS is intended to elevate this activity to a level that it is relevant for it. The event was […]

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Apr'17

EPRC Director receives update at EPRC

On Tuesday the 11th April 2017 the EPRC took the opportunity to organize an event to present its Director, MG Candotti, with a general update on EPRC’s activities and future deadlines. The main focus, obviously, was its upcoming flagship, the 2017 edition of APROC, the preparation of which is currently being ensured by the hard […]

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