Fact Sheets


HQ ARRC is a NATO Rapid Deployment Corps headquarters, founded in 1992 in Germany, and based in Gloucestershire since August 2010.


Although HQ ARRC’s ‘framework nation’ is the United Kingdom, comprising approximately 60 percent of the overall staff, the ARRC is fully multinational in nature and organization, with 20 NATO and Non-NATO nations contributing the remaining complement of personnel (Albania, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Turkey, and the United States). Including the UK framework nation, the ARRC consists of 21 Participating countries as of January 2016. Several other nations plan to join the ARRC before the end of 2017.


Fact Sheets describing some ARRC exercises and activities will be made available to the public on this page. Media queries should be directed to the Media Relations officer.


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