Welcome on the European Land Forces Interoperability Center - Finabel / ELFIC

Finabel
"Committed to interoperability of European Armies"
The Finabel Coordination Committee is a Land forces organisation comprised of 17 Member states of the European Union to promote interoperability between its Members.



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THE MEMBER STATES

As of 2012, membership consists of 17 countries.

  • 1953 - France
  • 1953 - Italia
  • 1953 - Luxembourg
  • 1953 - Belgium
  • 1953 - Nederlands
  • 1956 - Germany
  • 1973 - United Kingdom
  • 1990 - Spain
  • 1996 - Greece
  • 1996 - Portugal
  • 2006 - Poland
  • 2006 - Slovakia
  • 2008 - Cyprus
  • 2008 - Finland
  • 2008 - Romania
  • 2010 - Malta
  • 2012 - Czech Republic

GENERAL PRINCIPLES

The missions of Finabel are :

  • To promote and to facilitate the interoperability of land forces
  • The harmonisation of concepts, doctrines and procedures
  • To work towards the development of a common European understanding of defence problems

The Finabel Committee takes its decisions based on consensus and equality between its Member states.

The organisation expresses itself through reports entrusted to working groups, which produce 'studies', 'agreements' or 'conventions'.

The proposal and recommendations that result from Finabel’s work can be freely applied.