SOC “Steadfast Fortitude II 2017” Exercise

26 September 2017

In early September SOC conducted the exercise STEADFAST FORTITUDE II 2017. Among the objectives assigned by SHAPE was the requirement to train NATO HQs Staff along with newly assigned SOC personnel in managing the CP156 deployable camp equipment. The exercise was carried out at an Italian military airbase in Gioia del Colle near Taranto.

Visitors to the exercise site included the NATO Allied Command Operations Medical Advisor, a delegation from NATO Land Command Izmir and several other officers from the Italian Ministry of Defence and Headquarters.

"The exercise successfully achieved the aims set by SHAPE and from visitor feedback we were able to create very realistic conditions which contributed to the overall success of the exercise." highlighted Mr. Renato LEPORE, Commander of the SOC.