European Air Group: 'We Must Standardise Procedures to Recover Downed Aircrew'

Lt Col Uwe Schleimer of the German Air Force is the Group Director for the European Air Group. This multilateral body works toward enhancing interoperability between partner nations, particularly in JPR (joint personnel recovery) and SERE (survive, evade, resist, extract) standardisation. As operations in the first Gulf War and the Balkans demonstrated, standardising personnel recovery TTPs (tactics, techniques and procedures) became a critical discussion, especially as NATO forces began wo...
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