Ukrainian Marines Complete Agile Spirit Exercises
The NATO lead exercises were held in Georgia
Photo from Ukrinform – UATV
Ukrainian marines participated in the Agile Spirit 2019 multinational exercise, which took place in Georgia from July 27, 2019 to August 9, 2019, according to the Defense Ministry of Ukraine.
“More than 3,000 soldiers from 14 NATO member countries and allies underwent training at three military bases as part of the united international units,” the report says, according to Ukrinform.
Georgia hosted the exercise for the ninth time with the goal of strengthening interoperability, training and improving operational capabilities of participants during planning and execution of operations in real time, as well as helping to ensure a stable and secure environment across the Black Sea region.
The exercise was held at three locations: 2nd Infantry Brigade in Senaki as well as the Orpolo and Vaziani firing ranges.
The 14 countries taking part in the exercise were Georgia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Norway, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.
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