About: UK

Brexit 01-12-2005

EU Battlegroups [Archived]

An important part of the EU’s military ambitions is to have the capability to react fast and forcefully in trouble spots outside EU territory. In 2004 the Military Capabilities Commitment Conference formally launched the concept of EU Battlegroup units of 1500 troops to enable the EU to carry out such tasks.

Want to know what's going on in the EU Capitals daily? Subscribe now to our new 9am newsletter.