National Army Logistics System Assessed by International Experts
Chisinau, October 22, 2013 — A delegation of logistics experts from 10 NATO member states visited Ministry of Defense within October
According to the Deputy Chief of National Army Main Staff for Resource Management, Col. Andrei Sarban, the visit focuses on the assessment of the National Army logistics system, perspectives of development, as well as examination of some possibilities of NATO logistic assistance for the National Army of the Republic of Moldova.
Col. Sarban specified that the visit of the NATO delegation, headed by the Chief of NATO HQ Defense Policy and Planning Division, Bruno Cantin, is due to NATO decision to provide logistics assistance to the National Army.
In his turn, Bruno Cantin pointed out that logistics is a core element of an army to work appropriately. Therefore, this area requires much attention. “We are here to identify the main existing problems and needs of the National Army logistics and provide solutions and assistance for its improvement”, the head of the NATO delegation said.
During the event, the logistics experts from Germany, Great Britain, USA, France, Canada, the Netherlands, Romania, Poland and Czech Republic discussed some current logistics issues, including NATO logistics principles and policies, interoperability of logistics officers in NATO-led operations, with the use of NATO planning procedures.
Republic of Moldova joined Partnership for Peace Program in 1994. Partnership for Peace (PfP) is the main mechanism of practical bilateral cooperation between NATO and its partner countries, as well as enhancement of interoperability between NATO and its partners.