EPRC

EPRC

European Personnel Recovery Centre

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Nov'17

13th EDA JPRS Course – Closing news

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 […]

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Oct'17

12th ITA Joint PR Staff Course

The 12th Edition of the EDA sponsored Joint Personnel Recovery Staff Course (JPRSC) took place in Guidonia (ITA) at the Joint School from 12 to 22 September. Italy hosted this EDA course and it has been the first iteration where EPRC has supported a nation in delivering it. The role of the EPRC for this […]

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Jul'17

Enhancing the training for Personnel Recovery

From 25th to 27th July 2017, the Italian Joint Air Operation School, IT- JAOS (Scuola di Aerocooperazione – SAC) located at Guidonia Air Force Base, nearby Rome, requested the support of Subject Matter Experts (SME) from the European Personnel Recovery Centre (EPRC) to conduct a trial activity in order to explore the use of an […]

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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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