Welcome to the NATO Rapid
Deployable Corps (Italy)
On behalf of the men and women at NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Italy, I’d like to welcome you to our official website!

Here you will find information covering our activities, mission, structure, history and other topics.

NRDC – ITA is one of the Alliance’s seven Rapid Deployable Corps Headquarters, and is one of the two high profile NATO organisations based in Italy.

We are a multinational NATO Headquarters with more than 2000 military and civilian personnel coming from 15 NATO nations, based in Solbiate Olona, close to Milan. We pride ourselves in our diverse and talented work force.

Ours is a military community that includes the families of NRDC-ITA personnel and encourages their participation in the Headquarters daily life, through a variety of clubs and organisations supported by dedicated welfare facilities. 

At NRDC-ITA we feel privileged to live in and be part of the local Italian communities, in which our members also play a key role supporting local schools, clubs and organisations.

Should you need further information, do not hesitate to contact the Public Affairs Office. They will be glad to assist you.

End of Exercise Joint Eagle 14: Visit of the Chief of Defense
TORRE VENERI (LE), October 17 - The visit of the Chief of Defence, Admiral Luigi Binelli Mantelli, marked the conclusion of Exercise JOINT EAGLE 2014, an International exercise involving approximately 2.000 troops conducted in Lecce and Ferrara. The exercise trained two commands; NATO Rapid Deployable Corps-Italy (NRDC-ITA) and the Joint Force Air Component (JFAC).
Opening ceremony of NRDC-ITA International War Memorial
Solbiate Olona, 11 November 2014: This morning in Ugo Mara barracks, Headquarters of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (NRDC-ITA), a ceremony took place to mark the unveiling of a new monument dedicated to the fallen of all nations which contributed in the conflict.
Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe visits Headquarters of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy
Solbiate Olona, 24 October 2014.  General Sir Adrian Bradshaw,  NATO’s Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), this morning visited the HQ of NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Italy (NRDC - ITA) at Ugo Mara Barracks in Solbiate Olona (VA).
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NRDC-ITA personnel take part in Exercise EAGLE PEAK 14 on the Grand Paradise and Monte Rosa
NRDC-ITA celebrate French National Day
USA and Slovenia National Days. US "Legion of Merit" to Gen. Battisti
Secretary of Defence attends Somalia memorial ceremony
President of the Lombardy Region, Roberto Maroni, visited the Rapid Reaction Corps
British Contingent National Day Celebrations (Queen's Birthday Parade)
Allied Land Commander visits NRDC-ITA
Hellenic National Day celebrated at NRDC-ITA
NRDC-ITA explores new security dimensions
NRDC-ITA takes step towards joint capability
Hungary and Poland lead celebrations on NATO anniversary
Knowledge Development supports Cognitive shift
ISAF End of Tour parade
347 days in Kabul. The NRDC-ITA contingent return home

Last updated: 25-Nov-2014

NRDC-ITA Brochure 2014 PDF/4355Kb

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