A Force for EU and NATO

Eventhough Eurocorps remains steadfast in its commitment to NATO, a more balanced approach to the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy institutions is being conducted.

in every sense

Currently, nine European Union countries are present in Eurocorps, representing 335 million inhabitants and around 66% of the total European Union population. Turkey is also a member of Eurocorps.


Eurocorps is a highly experienced headquarters, having being engaged in NATO stand-by periods and operations from the Balkans to Afghanistan as well as in European Union stand-by periods and training missions in Africa.


French general paid visit to Eurocorps

The French general in charge of international relations in Paris was welcomed by the German Eurocorps commander in order to discover our multinational headquarters. During this visit, the general was able to get a good impression of the Eurocorps’...

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Signal Company change of command

Change of command at the signal company of Eurocorps in Lebach. The Military ceremony were attended by the President of the Federal State of Saarland, Mr Tobias Hans, the Commander of Eurocorps, Lieutenant-General Jürgen Weigt, and a higher number...

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Two years engagement for the EUTM

Eurocorps celebrated the end of the two years engagement for the European Union in the trainings missions in Mali and Central African Republic (EUTM). The Major of Strasbourg, Mister Roland Ries, emphasized his pride in his soldiers from Eurocorps...

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Current Operation


Following its recent commitments for the European Union in the Central African Republic in the framework of a training mission to the benefit of the local defense forces (EUTM RCA), Eurocorps is entering a preparation phase for a NATO operational certification. In 2020, Eurocorps will take on a standby phase for the Atlantic Alliance. By then, several exercises are foreseen to reach a high level of interoperability and meet the operational criteria set by NATO. This will be Eurocorps’ third standby phase for the NATO Response Force since 2006. Eurocorps hence demonstrates its capacity to ensure uninterrupted switching from EU to NATO operational commitments.