U.S-European Armed-Forces in Exercise Swift Response 16

With more than 5000 soldiers and Airmen from 10  NATO Allied Armed-Forces,  Swift Response 16 was one of the greatest multi-national military crisis response training for Airborne forces, led by  7th U.S Army Training Command Europe. The training was executed in Poland and Germany from May 27- June 26, with the successful outcomes.

The Armed-Forces participated in the Swift Response 16 training-exercise were from: Belgium,  France,  Germany Great Britain, Italy,  the Netherlands,  Poland,  Portugal,  Spain and  the United States.

The Overall objective in the Exercise was formulated to:

  • Enhance the readiness of the combat core of the U.S. Global Response Force
  • Conduct rapid-response
  • Joint-forcible entry
  • Follow-on operations alongside Allied high-readiness forces in Europe  (described by the U.S Army Europe)

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