Drills & Exercises

Norwegian Jet Fighters Exercise with US B-1 Bomber

Today, US B-1 strategic bombers exercised in the airspace over both Norway and Sweden. Norway’s Defence command said that this exercise was one of the largest of its kind, and several allied and partners trained along with the US B-1. “Today we have conducted complex flight operations with advanced systems, both on ground and in…
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Allied Spirits Exercise to Take Place in June

The "Allied Spirit" exercise is expected to be held in Poland next month. This comes after most military exercises were delayed or cancelled because of the pandemic. The exercise, originally scheduled for May, will now take place June 5-19 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in northwestern Poland. The U.S. and Polish bilateral exercise will feature…
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Large-scale Drills of Two Armies Planned in 2020

Sergei Shoigu, the Russian Defense Minister Army General, said at the ministry’s board meeting on Wednesday that Defence Ministry will hold large-scale drills of two armies with the creation of coalition force groupings in the Central Asian strategic area. The Command of Russia’s Central Military District continues improving the troops’ command and control and training…
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Ukraine Tests ‘Neptune’ Missile System

The press service of the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces said that Ukraine continues to test the Neptune land-based cruise missile system at the Alibey training ground in the south of Odessa region. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said on its Facebook page that flight tests are conducted with radio…
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Bastion Coastal Defence Systems Used in Arctic Drills

A missile battalion of the Northern Fleet’s tactical group armed with Bastion coastal defensce systems and stationed on the Alexandra Land of the Franz Joseph Land archipelago in the Arctic passed a final check for the winter training period, the Fleet’s press office reported on Friday. "During the final check, the missile troops practiced going…
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Black Sea Fleet Ships hold Anti-Submarine Drills

The patrol vessel Vasily Bykov and the small anti-submarine warfare ships Kasimov and Yeisk held drills in the Black Sea to search for and track a notional enemy’s submarine, the press office of the Black Sea Fleet reported today. As part of the drills, the sailors of the small anti-submarine warfare ships Kasimov and Yeisk…
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