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May 10 2021

OPERATIONAL UPDATE WEEK 18

eFP BATTLE GROUP LATVIA TRAINS WITH US SOLDIERS

April 15th, the Canadian Land Force task force serving with NATO's enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia, had the opportunity to train with soldiers from the US 3rd Battalion, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, to execute joint-force Exercise Berserker Soaring in Lielvarde, Latvia.  The exercise represented a tactical and strategic accomplishment in the Baltic Region.  The US Battalion is currently deployed to Europe as part of US Army Europe-Africa's Atlantic Resolve, with units in several nations training alongside Allies and partners to demonstrate the United States' commitment to peace and stability in the region.efp-latvia-dIS6H1

Italian soldiers during close-quarters battle training in Latvia. Picture by: MCpl Stuart MacNeil, enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group, Latvia, Imagery Technician, Canadian Armed Forces Photo.

eFP BATTLE GROUP LATVIA DEMONSTRATES ALLIES' SOLIDARITY AND ABILITIES

Italian soldiers serving with enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group, Latvia, conducted Fighting in Built-Up Area training (FIBUA) at Camp Adazi, Latvia on the 06th of May.  Such exercises demonstrate Allies' solidarity, determination, and ability to defend Alliance territory.Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.

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THREE NATO ALLIES CONTINUE AIR POLICING MISSION IN BALTIC REGION

In May, three allies will continue to safeguard the airspace over the Baltic with their fighter aircraft. The deployment aims to demonstrate Alliance cohesion, solidarity, and deterrence. The Spanish Air Force will lead the Baltic Air Policing mission at the Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania. For the first time, Italian Air Force fighter aircraft from Amendola Air Base, Italy, will fly out of Ämari Air Base, Estonia, to augment the enhanced Air Policing mission. The Turkish Air Force is scheduled to deploy F-16 fighter aircraft and personnel from their 6th Air Base at Bandirma, Turkey, to Malbork Air Base, Poland, from mid-May to September. The three southern Allies support NATO's Baltic Air Policing in the north, demonstrating Alliance cohesion and solidarity.

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