NATO military exercises with the participation of Ukraine start in Estonia

 

The Ukrainian military will take part in multinational exercises in Estonia, which start on Monday.The largest military exercises in Estonia “Spring Storm”, conducted under the auspices of NATO, will last three weeks. It is planned that 9 thousand military from 13 countries, including the military from Ukraine, will take part in the exercise, DT.UA reports.

During the exercises, which will last until May 17, hundreds of units will be involved, including armored vehicles, infantry and tanks. The active phase of the exercise will take place from 2 to 10 May with the participation of warships of the Estonian Navy and allies in the ports of Tallinn and Lääne-Viru County. Also, Eurofighter fighters of the German and British Air Forces, Su-22 attack aircraft of the Polish Air Force, Wildcat and Apache helicopters of the Great Britain Air Force, and Pave Hawk of the United States Air Force will be involved in the exercises.

It is planned that this year representatives of the US, Belgium, Georgia, Canada, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, France, Germany, Finland, Ukraine, Great Britain and Estonia will take part in the “Spring Storm”. Mainly, the exercises will be held in the counties of Lääne-Virumaa and Ida-Virumaa, as well as in Harju County and Jõgevamaa.

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