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Exercise “Platinum Wolf 19” brings together Serbian and NATO countries armed forces

Military exercise"Platinum Wolf 19" at South Base; Photo: Army of Serbia

BUJANOVAC –  The international exercise “Platinum Wolf 19”, featuring Serbian armed forces and the armed forces of several NATO member states, has started on Monday with the Opening Ceremony in the South Base and will last until 19 June.

The exercise involves about 500 members of the armed forces from 9 countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, North Macedonia, Romania, the United States, Slovenia, the United Kingdom and Serbia.

Commander of the Fourth Army Brigade, Brigadier General Slobodan Stopa, greeted all the participants and wished them a successful performance of the exercise.

“The exercise Platinum Wolf is conducted in the international environment. It represents a good opportunity to advance our knowledge, and also to exchange our experience with the armies of partner countries”, said General Stopa.

In the exercise conducted under the topic “Tactics, techniques and procedures in multinational operations – non-lethal weapons and peacekeeping operations”, military personnel from the participating countries will be trained in the use of non-lethal weapons, procedures, actions, and procedures in engaging in multinational operations in the international environment.

The goal of the exercise, which will last until 19 June, is to improve interoperability and mutual understanding among the members of partner nations’ armed forces at the tactical level while conducting peace support operations in a multinational environment.

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