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Unformatted text preview: Capabilities challenges (5 aspects) C Deployability of troops D The EU is blessed with plenty of defense spending and military forces. The only thing is that theyve been historically and traditionally been conditioned and trained for territorial warfare. Theyre used to large scale invasions from nearby powers (think WW1 and WW2), and are unused to the new form of peacekeeping the EU has prioritized t The aim is that 40% of troops should be readily deployable with 8% on the ground at any given time T Headline goals were established for this purpose H Battle Groups and BerlinPlus B Quickly deployable troops and sustainable for months at a time Q Need for Reform N There are a number of objectives that the EU is hoping to grow into in terms of their contemporary operations T Global Reach G Rapid Reaction R Ties into the deployability of troops T Instead of having luxury to get ready, they need to be ready to go! I Limited Objectives L Far more limited, rather than all out war, youre looking for contained operational effectiveness...
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- Spring '08