NATO Saber Knight exercise begins in Estonia
As reported by ERR, the press-service of the First Infantry Brigade declared that on Monday, May 30th, the Saber Knight international military exercises began in Tapa. More than 600 military personnel are participating.
Staff exercises will continue until the 9th of June. Their main task is to practice planning and conducting military operations in the Baltic states. These exercises will involve readiness to repel an attack from a simulated state called "Botnia,” the statement said.
Military personnel from Great Britain, the United States, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are involved in these exercises, which are hosted by Estonia this year. The exercises consist of several phases.
Tactical phases of the exercises will be conducted at the central training range in Tapa, at the Amari airbase, and at the training grounds in Lithuania and Latvia.