Steadfast Jupiter 21 ended

(To Army Majority State)

The conducting phase of the NATO exercise "Steadfast Jupiter 21" in which the Multinational CIMIC Group (MNCG) took part in the past few days in Motta di Livenza (TV) was completed by providing a task force created ad hoc to ensure the fulfillment of all functions related to civil-military cooperation.

Sponsored by Supreme Headquarters Allied Power in Europe (SHAPE) and directed by Joint Warfare Center (JWC), the tutorial Steadfast Jupiter 2021 (STJU21) was designed to train and evaluate the NATO Response Force 2022 (NRF22) under the guidance ofAllied Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS).

The exercise, the largest of the year in the context of the Atlantic Alliance, focused on a crisis scenario, the so-called Pre-Article 5, which involved putting functional techniques and procedures into practice, against a sibling opponent using an all-encompassing approach.

The fictional scenario was set in the Northern region of Europe and the Baltic Sea. Overall, the Steadfast Jupiter 2021 was designed to test the training audience at a strategic, operational and tactical level by focusing the training objectives on the concepts of Deterrence and Defense of the Euro-Atlantic Area (DDA) and the NATO Warfighting Capstone Concept (NWCC).

The operators of the Multinational CIMIC Group (MNCG) were deployed in Brunssum (Netherlands) and Stavanger (Norway), the headquarters of the JFCBS and the JWC, respectively. The Commander of the Multinational CIMIC Group, Colonel Mattia Zuzzi, actively took part in the exercise as leader of the structure exercised through participation in all phases of the battle rhythm from Motta di Livenza.

Exercise during also reached the Joint Force Command of Brunssum where he had the opportunity to meet the commander, General Jörg Vollmer, to discuss future projects and supports in the CIMIC area, as well as continue the exercise phase on site.