Croatian Airforce Completes EU Nordic Battle Group Training

12 03 2011

Source: MORH

A three-day training of surviving of members of the Croatian Armed Forces participating in the EU Nordic battle group completed today, March 10, in the Lucko barracks.

The course was conducted by instructors from the Swedish Air Force, and the participants were members of the multi-role helicopter squadron of the 91st Air Force Base, medical team and a national support element of the Support Command, and members of the Special Operations Battalion (BSD).

Topics of the course were the harmonization of standard operating procedures in the event of an aircraft crash on enemy territory with the aim of survival and rescue of crew members and passengers.

The course leader Major Jörgen Erixon expressed his satisfaction with the organization of the course, and the interest and active participation of CAF members. The course was successfully completed by 31 participants.


Croatian Airforce Takes Part in EU Nordic Group “Joint Action” Exercise

27 10 2010

Croatian Air Force and Air Defence and Support Command Task Force members with support of the two MEDEVAC and transport helicopters (Mi-8 MTV-1 and Mi-171-Sh), were sent today, 26 October 2010, to the Kingdom of Sweden where they will participate in the “Joint action” international military exercise of the EU Nordic battle group.

 Contingent Commander, in which there are 21 CAF members, is Major Marijan Skorija, and final part of the exercise will take place in Sweden from 8 to 17 November 2010.

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