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NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Spain Headquarters

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12 contributing nations

Contributing countries

Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Spain

Introduction

Welcome to the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Spain Headquarters (HQ NRDC-ESP) website. This Headquarters is one of the nine Graduated Readiness Forces (Land) HQs that make up the NATO Force Structure. 

The HQ NRDC-ESP is the international part of the Spanish High Readiness Land Military Staff HQ (CGTAD in Spanish), and it represents the Spain’s main commitment to NATO.

With Spain as framework nation, currently twelve nations are part of the HQ: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and Spain. This multinational environment provided by its almost four hundred military personnel from different nations is the key factor that enables this Headquarters to successfully carry out all its assigned missions as tasks.

Through this website, you will have the opportunity to learn about our history, organization, mission, facilities and our daily activities.

We hope you find useful information in our website.

Latest news of the unit

Situation Center

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

The Chief of the Portuguese Army pays a visit to the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Spain Headquarters in Bétera (Valencia).

General José Nunes da Fonseca, Chief of the Portuguese Army, has visited the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Spain Headquarters (HQ NRDC-ESP its acronym) in Bétera (Spain) this morning.

Admiral Bauer's lecture in Santo Domingo barracks (Valencia)

Monday, July 4, 2022

Admiral Rob Bauer, Chair of the NATO Military Committee visits HQ NRDC-ESP.

Admiral Bauer paid a visit both to Santo Domingo barracks in Valencia and the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Headquarters in Bétera (Valencia).