Chief of JSES visits TáborfalvaText: Béla Révész | 14:12 October 7, 2021
On 6 October, Lieutenant General Martin Schelleis, Chief of the German Joint Support and Enabling Service paid a visit to the Táborfalva section of the HDF Military Movement Centre on account of the PESCO logistic project.
The Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) of the European Union was established in the interest of efficient defence and security cooperation among the member countries. This cooperation has the primary objective of coordinating the member countries’ military capacities and resources on a rational basis. One of its projects, the Network of Logistic Hubs in Europe and Support to Operations builds common foundations among member states in the field of predeployment of materiel.
Representing Germany, the project host country, Lieutenant General Martin Schelleis, Chief of the German Joint Support and Enabling Services (JSES) paid a visit to Táborfalva, where he was informed about the Hungarian segment of the project. In the company of Major General Zoltán Schmidt, Logistic Inspector of the Hungarian Defence Forces, the lieutenant general inspected the PESCO logistic hub to be set up at the Táborfalva section of the HDF Military Movement Centre, which, like hubs of other member countries, facilitates the movement and storage of logistic supplies and material.
The Hungarian offer contains, among others, accommodation areas, office spaces, containerized housing units, a munitions store as well as logistic and transportation capabilities. The procedures of the project are currently under development, and it is scheduled to reach full operational capability in 2024.