Military Exercises

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Panamax, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region, kicks off Friday at multiple U.S. military bases and in Santiago, Chile.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Marking the first day of U.S. Army Africa’s annual exercise, Eastern Accord 2016, the opening ceremony brought combined and joint military senior leaders together to the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on July 11.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Soldiers of Company D, 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division joined forces with Polish soldiers assigned to the 11th Lubuska Armoured Cavalry Division, to conduct a live-fire exercise in Trzebien, Poland, July 19, 2016.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Marines with the Special Purpose Marine-Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa are in Cameroon conducting joint training on anti-poaching and counter-insurgency tactics.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
During Central Accord 2016, U.S. Army Africa put new military technology on display, incorporating it into joint military exercises and interoperability trainings.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Senegalese Armed Forces and U.S. Army Africa began the two-week Africa Readiness Training 2016 in Thies, Senegal, July 12.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In addition to combating illegal trafficking of people, drugs, and weapons, Phase 11 of Operation Ágata, held from June 13th-22nd in Brazil, created multilateral efforts with neighboring countries to reduce border crimes and increase security.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As troops from 24 nations convened last month in Poland for exercise Anakonda, meant to showcase NATO’s unity vis-à-vis Russia, some European countries successfully worked behind the scenes to soften the symbolism of ground troops maneuvering so closely to Moscow’s back yard.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:17
Angola, Egypt and Zimbabwe will be some of the 19 countries to take part in Russia’s International Army Games this year, which will be held between 30 July and 13 August, while South Africa will send observers.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:43
When unidentified aircraft were speeding toward northern Estonia one recent day, British fighter jets stationed nearby scrambled to intercept them. Screaming across the country, they quickly identified the targets: two Russian fighters and a spy plane. It was just the latest confrontation between the West and Russia in a region that has fast become a tripwire for conflict between nuclear superpowers.

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