Ten helicopter crews from six countries took part in the seventh annual international competition of Mil Mi-17/171 (“Hip” in NATO’s code ) operators.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chief of Defence Staff of the United Kingdom's Armed Forces elected as next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee.
The Ample Strike international air force and forward air controllers‘ exercise have brought joint coordination of air and ground forces to a higher level. The three-week exercise was conducted at over six Czech locations, and 39 participating aircraft almost daily also set out from Germany, Great Britain, Hungary and Poland.
The 4th Brigade Task Force has, during the past two weeks, been concentrating its efforts on achieving full combat readiness at the Plumed Serpent field training exercise taking place at the Hradiste Military Training Area.
Twenty-eight Czech soldiers from the 7th Mechanised Brigade participated in the Intel Texas joint training exercise at Fort Hood Army Base, August 3rd – 18th. The event was organised by the Texas National Guard.