U.S-European Armed-Forces deepening in Norwegian icy water in joint NATO Cold Response 16

UK RN in NATO excercise Norway 2016March 2016© The UK Royal Navy

From February 19 until March 22, the NATO Allied encompassing 16,000 Military personnel are participating in one of the NATO’s largest Training Multinational Military Exercise to upgrade and intensify the Allied Capability of Combat Operation in the cold environment.

SNMG1 Cold Response 16,Norway 2016Commanding General National Joint Headquarters Norway, Lt. Gen. Rune Jakobsen, addresses a Multinational Panel on the Training aspects of the Exercise, Norway March 2016 ©U.S. Army Europe/ Sgt. 1st Class Crista Mary Mack.

Cold Response 16  is held in the Tr​øndelag of Norway and the Participants are from the Armed-Forces of: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, ​France, Germany, Latvia, Norway, the Netherlands​, Pol​​​and, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Remarks by the Commanding General of the U.S Army Europe LTG Ben Hodges during an interview at Cold Response 16

March 4, 2016 Norway© The U.S Army Europe