1992-05-22 La Rochelle France
22 May 1992, La Rochelle (France), during the La Rochelle Summit, by the governments of France and Germany. Inaugural ceremony 5 Nov 1993, Strasbourg (France). Belgium joined 25 Jun 1993 and Spain 1 Jul 1994. Became fully operational 30 Nov 1995. Luxembourg adhered 7 May 1996. Poland became 6th framework nation, 1 Jan 2016. Since 1993, available to H-XD3431 - Western European Union (WEU), and by the "SACEUR Agreement" available to C-XC3005 - NATO. Reorganization completed in accordance with 'Declaration of Cologne', 5 Jun 1999, around which time it was decided to transform Eurocorps into a 'Rapid Reaction Corps, available to both F-XF2147 - European Union (EU) and NATO. Transformation started and by Apr 2001, Eurocorps member states had offered the corps as a 'NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Headquarters'. Sep 2002, certified as a NATO 'High Readiness Force (Land) Headquarters'. Jun 2006, certified as a NRL Land Component Command. Certified as a 'Joint Task Force (JTF)', 2014. Certified as European Union Battle Group (EUBG) (F) Headquarter, 2016. Certification process preparing to be a Land Component Command (LCC) for NRF 2020 is ongoing.
Based on a modular engagement plan: carry out missions of humanitarian aid and population assistance following natural or technical disasters; execute advisory or training missions; participate in peace-restoring or peace-keeping missions; engage as a mechanized army corps in high-intensity combat operations.
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Multinational Army Corps Headquarters Staff with a Multinational Command Support Brigade and a Multinational Support Battalion. French/German Brigade - subordinated for operations, training and exercises. Organized as a rapid reaction corps after which it mirrors a NATO structure similar to a Rapid Deployable Corps Headquarters. In operations, national units from framework nations, earmarked for this specific assignment, and units from troop contributing nations are placed under operational command of HQ Eurocorps for the duration of deployment. Relevant treaties: Treaty of Strasbourg (Feb 2009) specifically for Eurocorps; T-XT4803 - Treaty for Collaboration in Economic, Social and Cultural Matters and for Collective Self-defence (Brussels Treaty); T-XT4905 - North Atlantic Treaty.
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