On 02nd July 2019, the Head of Mission of Sweden to NATO, Mr Axel Wernhoff and the Swedish Military Representative to the EU and NATO , Major General Thomas Nilsson, were warmly welcomed by the EATC Deputy Commander, Brigadier General Francesco Saverio Agresti.
Brigadier General Agresti explained how the EATC works and the key features of its business model, together with an outlook on the future challenges. The Deputy Commander, accompanied by some other key members staff, guided the Swedish delegation on a dynamic tour through the headquarters. Experts from the different specialty area, explained the operational processes and showcased some significant successes, as in the case of the medical evacuation activity. The delegation also visited the EATC’s “Mission Control”, where EATC’s worldwide flight activities are monitored on a 24/7 basis. At the end, the delegation could also visit the MEAT control room, where this EATC Command and Control IT tool is constantly monitored and any irregularity is promptly spotted and dealt with.