NATO launched Worthy Partner Teachings in Georgia
This year, around 3 thousand troops and 13 countries are involved in the exercise, including the United States, Britain, Germany, France, Poland, Turkey, Lithuania, Estonia, Norway, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Ukraine.
The Georgian Defense Ministry reported that the purpose of the exercise is to consolidate the skills of defense and attack, as well as to increase the compatibility and readiness of the armies of Georgia, the United States and their allies.
Maneuvers are aimed at maintaining stability and a safe environment in the Black Sea region, added to the Ministry of Defense.
It is also reported that during the exercise a total of about 450 pieces of equipment will be deployed, some of which will be delivered to the Vaziani base (near Tbilisi) by sea. At different stages, the American aviation.
Earlier, the US Navy ships delivered part of the personnel and equipment to the port of Poti by flight from Constanta, Romania. Another part arrived by transport aircraft at Tbilisi airport.
The American side will be represented on maneuvers by the Stryker armored personnel carriers, the Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and five tanks M1A2 Abrams. This year, the Americans also deployed UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache combat helicopters.
The events will last until August 15. In Georgia, the Decent Partner exercise is being held for the fourth time.
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