The news comes as the Federal Republic takes action to protect its own interests following the Ruski invasion of Ukraine. The move will see various units centralised into one task force according to news from the German federal government.
The Federal Minister of Defence, Christine Lambrecht, decided to adapt the command organisation of the armed forces in response to the current security situation: “Up to now, territorial command tasks have been spread across many areas.
“On October 1, 2022, we will pool them in a Territorial Command and Control Command of the Bundeswehr in Berlin.”
The Territorial Command of the Bundeswehr (TerrFüKdoBwTerritorial command of the Bundeswehr) is responsible for the operational leadership of national forces within the framework of homeland security, including administrative and disaster relief and civil-military cooperation.
It performs the tasks as a “deployment command” for national relocations in accordance with NATO plans for national and alliance defence.
The command organizes the movement of allied forces through Germany in close coordination with the NATO commands.
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