EUROPEAN AIR GROUP’S VOLCANEX FORCE PROTECTION COMMAND AND CONTROL COMMAND POST EXERCISE 2022 (VOLCANEX FP C2 CPX 22)

The European Air Group’s (EAG) VOLCANEX FP C2 CPX series is a well-established exercise series within the EAG Force Protection (FP) community.  Through the excise’s overarching aim, to train junior FP officers and NCOs in functions in a multinational Air FP Command Post on the basis of internationally agreed EAG and NATO documents, especially the EAG’s…

VOLCANEX CIS

The EAG’s motto is “improving capability through interoperability”. With this in mind, the EAG completed the two-week long VOLCANEX CIS 22 Exercise with partner nations at Borgo Piave, home of the Italian 4th Brigade de Telecomunicazione on 12 – 23 September 2022. During the training exercise, Belgium, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and the UK…

FARP FIT Syllabus

The Forward Armed Refuelling Point (FARP) Force Integration Training (FIT) Syllabus stems from the Fuel Technical Agreement and provides the opportunity to train crews from different countries to operate the equipment necessary to set up and run a FARP point. This procedure becomes crucial to extend the range of rotary wing airframes, especially during personnel recovery operations. After the forced pause Covid imposed, the European Air Group Staff joined the European Defence Agency (EDA) in its exercise series “Fire Blade” at Papa Air Base, Hungary on the 8th and 9th of June, 2022 and provided the participants with the tools to perform the FARP FIT.  The training was well received and has opened new opportunities to interact with other multinational agencies.

Aviation Medicine Coordination Board Meeting

The European Air Group organised Aviation Medicine Coordination Board met in Santiago de Compostela on the 11thand 12th of May, 2022. The Coordination Board is composed of senior Medical Doctors from the seven Partner Nations, specialised in Aviation Medicine. The Forum meets periodically to discuss and share national practices in the field of Aviation Medicine. …

EAG AIR WARFARE CENTRES Symposium

At the heart of each of our interoperability projects is a network of national, usually unit-level experts, appointed by our working group, who share their knowledge and brainstorm under our sponsorship. More recently, the EAG offered a new line of cooperation by inviting experts from each EAG nations’ Air Warfare Centres (AWC) to a Symposium.…

VOLCANEX FP

The FP way in the EAG – A single set of experts Force Protection projects and continuous activities are born, discussed and refined through STOX TA Coordination Board Meetings. This expert FP forum, formed by the undersigning Nations of the corresponding TA, convenes twice a year with the task to manage the EAG FP activities.[1]…