The third exercise in the EDA’s Helicopter Training Programme has been hosted by Italy and hold at Viterbo, north of Rome between 24 May and 9 June 2011. Known as ITALIAN CALL 11, the exercise was to practice the missions and procedures that might be required on future operations. A total of 30 helicopters were involved. Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany and Slovenia have sent aircraft and crews, with Lithuania and Greece having sent observers. The aim of the exercise was to train European crews and staff to operate in hot, dry and dusty environment adopting common procedures while operating as joint/combined Aviation Battalion in an exercise Crises Response Operations (CRO). The ISAF Theater of Operation was used as Exercise Scenario.
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Keywords:1 Wing, A109BA, Agusta, Belgian Air Force, COMOPSAIR, Helicopter, Hélicoptère, LtAvn