Kazakhstan, Astana, Aug. 8 / Trend A. Maratov /
The Steppe Eagle-2011 tactical peacekeeping exercises have launched on the Iliski polygon today, the Kazakh Defense Ministry reported.
The Kazakh army, UK armed forces, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan and U.S. will take part in the exercises this year.
The joint exercises are held for the ninth time. Over 1,400 military men and about 100 units of operational technical armament are used.