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Georgia starts joint exercises with United States

In Georgia started joint exercises with the United States titled Noble Partner.

Georgia starts joint exercises with United States

The joint Georgian-American exercises of the rapid reaction forces called Noble Partner are held at the military airport and training ground Vaziani not far from Tbilisi, Joinfo.ua reports. As part of the exercises, in Georgia there was delivered the American heavy military equipment – 14 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles, wheeled-support vehicles, and equipment designed for the exercises.

"The Defense Department announced today the start of Exercise "Noble Partner" between U.S. European Command and the Republic of Georgia, which will assist in fulfilling troop commitments to the NATO Response Force," says the statement of the Ministry of Defence of the United States.

The exercises, which will last until May 25, involve about 600 American and Georgian troops from the Alpha troop of the 12th battalion of the first infantry brigade of the Georgian Armed Forces, the first mechanized troop of the 42nd Battalion of the Fourth Mechanized Brigade and Military Police Platoon.

Earlier, we reported that the Baltics launched the exercises Baltic Fortress – 2015.