The commander of the Danish division, Major General Flemming Mattiasen, is quoted by the news agency Interfax:
Exercises are an important part of NATO support and demonstrate the mutual readiness of security guarantees.
In total, in Saber knight More than 600 military personnel from the armed forces of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the USA, Britain and Denmark are involved. NATO training events will continue at the borders of the Russian Federation until June 9. And literally in a few days - June 13 - Saber Strike exercises are already being launched in the Baltic States, within which, as reported, the interaction of ground forces and the air forces of the alliance countries will be worked out.
The main task of staff exercises Saber knight, in which the 1 Infantry Division of the Estonian Armed Forces takes part, is to develop the skills of planning military operations in the Baltic countries in the event of a “conditional enemy” attack.