The second piloting exercise of ProSPeReS project at Ioannina, Greece

The second live exercise for the PRoSPeReS project was organised on 10-11 October 2023 in Ioannina, at Greece. The event took place at the Christian Church of Saint Paisos, and was organised and hosted by the Holy Metropolis of Ioannina, in cooperation with Center for Security Studies (KEMEA) and the Hellenic Police. The two-day event included both a tabletop exercise and a fictive hostage scenario. The participants of this event were Hellenic Police (ESKEDIK & Ioannina), local Fire Brigade and Emergency Health Service, Civil Protection participants (Observers) , HMI religious & administrative staff. The scenario will cover a various threats: using ramming vehicle and UAV flying over the religious site, firearms attack, knife attack, attack with IED and hostage situation.

The excecise gave great opportunity to check soloutions which were developed by ProSPeReS project corsortium partners.