It is announced that Europe II/ 2011 (Multinational Tactical Exercise Without Troops) is conducted in the facilities of the 71st Airborne Brigade, “Pontos”, in Nea Santa, Kilkis from 9 to 20 May 2011. During the exercise, computers will be used.

The purpose of the exercise is to prepare and evaluate the operational capability of HELBROC Battle Group (HELLAS-BULGARIA-ROMANIA-CYPRUS and UKRAINE, which became Participating State in HELBROC BC recently) to be in readiness in the 2nd semester of 2011 to meet the requirements of the EU.       

Staff- officers from the Participating States in HELBROC Battle Group, the Commands of Greek and foreign Units as well as the Staff of 71st Airborne Brigade with the HQs Company and the Signals Company will participate in the exercise.

The scenario of the exercise includes evacuation operations of European citizens from the area of operations and the support, if necessary, during the provision of humanitarian assistance.