NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 starts near Tbilisi
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 10
The first NATO-Georgia joint multinational brigade-level exercise, the NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016, will take place from Nov. 10 to 20 at the Joint Training and Evaluation Center, near Tbilisi, Georgia, Sputnik International reported Nov. 10.
The exercise is aimed at developing the necessary skills in officers to plan NATO operations and testing the interoperability of Georgian, Allied and Partner Forces. Along with the Georgian side, Allied Command Transformation (ACT), Allied Land Command (LANDCOM) and Joint Force Training Center (JFTC) are involved in the planning and execution of the exercise.
Officers from 13 NATO-member and two partner countries will take part in the exercise, including Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Belgium, Slovenia, UK, US, Ukraine and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.