2018 Gilze-Rijen - exercise APROC

During May/June 2018 the European combat search & rescue exercise APROC was held. APROC stands for Air-centric Personnel Recovery Operatives Course.

Training consisted of retrieval of friendly assets trapped in enemy territory. Each days missions were flown of CSAR transports escorted by gunships. Support was given by Italian Eurofighters and Italian E550's (AEW).

Besides the helicopters on the photographs allso French Fennecs and a Swedish Blackhawk participated.