More than 750 soldiers from the UK, US and Finland have mobilized this week in Ninisalu, western Finland, the British government said in a press release on its website today. Participate in four days of training.
He noted that prior to Finland’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Allies had explored the possibility of coordination between air and ground forces, and that this type of international exercise was important in preparing the Allies to work side-by-side if NATO were to deploy. In future.
He explained that the spread follows a joint security declaration between the United Kingdom, Finland and the site last May.
British Armed Forces Minister James Hebei said: “Vigilant Fox has demonstrated the strength and interoperability of our armed forces with our allies in the US and Finland, and reaffirms our commitment to safety and security in the Baltic Sea region.”
He noted that the exercise improves air and ground force coordination and interoperability among partner nations and is essential to ensure that NATO forces can work together effectively in operations and in combat. In ground coordination, training focuses on developing command and control procedures and tactical exercises.
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