Joint, Air, Sea ARRC Officers express benefit
12 Nov 2014
(St. Mawgan, Cornwall) - Exercise ARRCADE FUSION, one of the largest military exercises in the United Kingdom, adds a level of complexity this year with more Air, Maritime and Special Forces expertise integrated into the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) headquarters.
"Participating on Exercise ARRCADE FUSION is great opportunity to gain broader experience and exposure in a theatre level joint NATO headquarters." said Lieutenant Commander Nathan Saunders Royal Australian Navy, Deputy Medical Director.
"It's all about a team effort with air, marine and SOF bringing their expertise to make it a truly joint headquarters" said Group Captain Mark Jeffrey Royal Air Force, Director Joint Force Air Component Headquarters.
The scenario challenges the ARRC to respond and plan for hundreds of land, air, and sea challenges. By structuring the headquarters with more control capability as a Joint Task Force, the ARRC can command air and sea formations below them in limited, small theatre missions.