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Norway began the biggest over 16 years of NATO exercises

В Норвегии начались самые крупные за 16 лет учения НАТОThe exercise was attended by 31 countries.

In Norway on Thursday, 25 October, began a large-scale military exercises of NATO Single Trident – 2018 (Trident Juncture 2018).

It is expected that the military exercises will last until November 7, and participate in all branches of the armed forces, 45 thousand soldiers, ten thousand vehicles, 150 aircraft and 70 ships from 31 countries.

“The maneuvers will be attended by members of the Alliance of the country and its partners – Finland and Sweden. The exercises will be the most ambitious in the framework of NATO for the last 16 years”, – stated in the message.

It is assumed that a Single Trident 2018 will be a simulation of the attack on one of the countries of the Alliance.

To the shores of Norway already approached the carrier strike group the U.S. Navy led by the nuclear aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman and the amphibious assault ship helicopter carrier of the French Navy Dismod (Mistral type) and the French frigates Brittany and Latush Treville, who also will participate in the maneuvers.

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