The Talvelaager (Winter Camp) winter exercises started on the 27th of February at the central testing ground of the Estonian Defense Forces, as reported by ERR.ee citing the Ministry of Defense of Estonia. Military exercises will last until the 5th of March.
The international military contingent will practice attack and defense maneuvers in winter conditions during these exercises. The personnel of the 1st and 2nd Infantry Brigades of the Estonian Defense Forces, militias from the Estonian Defense League, and U.S. Armored Forces will take part in the military exercises. In total, almost 1,700 people will participate in the exercises.