• Sweden officially joins EAG Force Protection Technical Arrangement

    The primary purpose of the European Air Group is to improve operational capabilities among its seven Air Forces, focussing its efforts on delivering tangible outputs, primarily through enhanced interoperability at the tactical and operational levels. In the area of Force Protection (FP), the EAG created the Technical Arrangement concerning Survive to Operate and Force Protection […]

  • Air Chiefs meet for the EAG Steering Group Meeting 2020

    The European Air Group Steering Group, comprising the Chiefs of Staff or their representatives, of the Air Forces of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom, met virtually on 18 November. The primary purpose of the European Air Group is to improve operational capabilities among its seven Air Forces, focussing its […]

  • Changeover of the Deputy Directorship, 24 July 2020

      On the 24 July 2020, Air Commodore Hugh Smith took over as the Deputy Director EAG, replacing his predecessor Brigadier General Stefan Scheibl who had held the post since July 2018. Due to COVID-19 regulations, only a small-scale Handover Ceremony was able to take place in the EAG Building at RAF High Wycombe in […]

  • The EAG Force Protection Command & Control Handbook

    After its inception in March 2019 and following 16 months of determined and focused work by its Force Protection Team, the EAG Permanent Staff is proud to release the first edition of the EAG Force Protection Command and Control Handbook (EAG FP C2 Handbook). Continuing from a previous project which produced the “Think-Piece on Force […]

  • EAG FP Forum on Air Mobile Protection Teams

    On 10 and 11 March 2020, the European Air Group and the Belgian Force Protection Division hosted a forum on Air Mobile Protection Team (AMPT) at the 1st Wing, Beauvechain Airbase. The purpose of this forum was to allow AMPT Subject Matter Experts to exchange information and strengthen their professional network, and to allow EAG […]

  • HERMES, The New EAG Interoperability Success

    During the very early development stages of the EAG Combined Air Interoperability Programme (CAIP), one of the main concerns identified regarding the integration of 4th and 5th generation fighters was the affordable availability of “Red Forces” to provide credible training; this was also true for fighter training in general. Following those concerns, in late 2017, and inside […]

  • Handover of the Directorship 2020-2022

    The Directorship of the European Air Group was handed over from Lieutenant General Alberto Rosso, the Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, to Major General Frederik Vansina, the Air Component Commander of the Belgian Armed Forces, at the European Air Group Building, RAF High Wycombe on 15 January 2020. The Director of the […]

  • Handover of the directorship of the EAG

    On Wednesday 15th January 2020 a ceremony took place at the European Air Group offices at RAF High Wycombe to handover the position of the Director of the European Air Group (DEAG) from Lieutenant General Alberto Rosso, Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force to Major-General Frederik Vansina, Commander of the Belgian Air Component. […]

  • New Chairman of the EAG Aviation Medicine Coordination Board

    The 38th EAG Aviation Medicine (AvMed) Coordination Board Meeting was held in Soesterberg, Netherlands, on 23 and 24 October 2019. The Board meets twice each year at various locations on a rotational basis, and is the central policy-making and activity body in what is a highly successful and mature interoperability domain for the EAG. This 38th Board […]