NATO exercises begin in Latvia
The military will practice combat shooting from tanks and armored vehicles in order to improve the compatibility of the Latvian and allied armed forces.
Military exercises Iron Spear 2021 began in Latvia, in which military personnel of NATO countries are participating. This was reported by the Latvian Ministry of Defense on Monday, April 5.
The military exercises will last until April 9. During the maneuver, the participants will practice live fire from tanks and armored vehicles.
“The exercises are taking place at the military training ground in Adazi with the participation of combat groups of the expanded NATO presence in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland, as well as soldiers of the mechanized infantry brigade of the land forces of the republic. The purpose of the exercises is to improve cooperation and interoperability of the Latvian and allied armed forces, as well as exercises in combat shooting from tanks and armored vehicles, “it was reported.
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