Multinational military exercises Allied Spirit 22 involving servicemen from 15 countries concluded in Hohenfels, Germany.
Long-planned exercises have been conducted to improve the readiness of NATO and key partners to carry out certain hostilities. The exercises also facilitated the exchange of strategies, procedures and tactics between the military.
About 5,200 servicemen from Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Moldova, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States took part in the exercise.
It was hosted by the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC).
German Brigadier General and Commander of the 1st Panzer Division Heiko Hübner said: “Preparations for this exercise took more than a year.
“The opportunity that Allied Spirit offers us, to plan with brigade and battalion commanders in this multinational configuration, to give orders, to see how we work tactically together, is unique. This is a huge enrichment for the multinational governance process. ”
The U.S. contingent included approximately 1,100 soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, the 66th Armored Regiment from the 1st Armored Brigade Battle Group, the 1st Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kansas; 2nd Squadron of the 227th Aviation General Support Brigade of Fort Hood, Texas; and the 5th Battalion of the 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, stationed in Ansbach, Germany.
U.S. Army Lt. Col. and JMRC Chief of Staff Jason Turner said: “We have here the combat forces of four brigades, all from different countries, and another 5,000 soldiers at the training ground, who are training together in the mud. All different nations, all unite to fight together. “
Last year, the US Army took part in it Dynamic Front 21, Exercise 2 Phase in Turkey.
https://www.army-technology.com/news/allied-spirit-22-concludes-germany/ In Germany, the multinational military exercise Allied Spirit 22 ended