The exercises will be held in the fall.
In the fall of 2018, the Alliance will hold Europe’s largest since the cold war exercises Trident Juncture.
“In October of this year will be large-scale NATO exercises, which will be the biggest since the peak of the cold war,” – said the commander of the marine Corps, the U.S. General Robert Neller during the hearings in the House of representatives of the Congress of the United States.
He added that the maneuvers will involve about 45 thousand military of the NATO countries, and dozens of ships and aircraft engaged in maneuvers off the coast of Norway on the reflection of the “simulated threat.”
“But I think it shows the seriousness of our strategy and what our European allies want to see our presence there and our commitment to their safety,” he added.
Note the Trident Juncture exercises are held every three years. To the last exercise in 2015, which was attended by about 36 thousand soldiers of NATO countries, joined by the Ukraine.
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