International Special Training Center
The history of ISTC (formerly ILRRPS) dates back to 1974 when, at a EURO-NATO Army Sub-Group Conference, it was suggested to centralize the training of LRRP units and Special Forces in a joint training facility.
The International Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol School (ILRRPS) established at NEUHAUSEN OB ECK.
ILRRPS moved from NEUHAUSEN OB ECK to WEINGARTEN, DEU to offer better training facilities.
Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom signed the first MOU.
Greece joined the MOU.
USA joined the MOU.
Norway joined the MOU.
Italy joined the MOU.
The Netherlands joined the MOU.
Denmark joined the MOU.
Turkey joined the MOU.
UK pulled out and the US took over as Lead Nation.
ILRRPS became ISTC.
Denmark pulled out.
Romania joined ISTC – 15 May 2017