The big Estonian Defense Forces exercise Siil 2022 has started in Estonia. More than 15 thousand people will take part in the exercise. This was reported by the ERR.
The purpose of the maneuvers, which will last until June 3, is to test the combat readiness of the military and evaluation of international cooperation in response to various threats.
American, British and Polish missile systems will be involved, and the geography of exercises will cover the territory from the Danish island of Bornholm to Northern Latvia. A total of more than 15,000 troops from 10 countries will take part in the spring military exercises.
In addition to various types of armored vehicles, attack helicopters and fighter jets will also be used. Toward the end of the exercise, landing ships of the U.S. Expeditionary Force will arrive in Estonia.