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CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept. 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition force and, after calling for fire, conducted<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/yqO9sRguz0s" height="1" width="1" alt="">

First-ever Desert Observer exercise between US Army, Kuwait

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept. 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition force and, after calling for fire, conducted […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Leopard-2-A6-battle-tank-190x115.jpg" alt="">All the new capabilities of the Finnish Army are in commission within the Arrow 17 exercise. The new Leopard 2 A6 battle tanks, BMP-2 MDs and unmanned aerial vehicles enhance mobility, effective engagement operations and situational awareness of the Finnish Army. The Commander of the Häme Armoured Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Juhana Skyttä, tells that the<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/Nx_5MKQaPFY" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Finnish Army Demos New Capabilities

All the new capabilities of the Finnish Army are in commission within the Arrow 17 exercise. The new Leopard 2 A6 battle tanks, BMP-2 MDs and unmanned aerial vehicles enhance mobility, effective engagement operations and situational awareness of the Finnish Army. The Commander of the Häme Armoured Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Juhana Skyttä, tells that the […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/jordan-US-military-exercise-190x115.jpg" alt="">Jordan and the United States kicked off annual military exercises on Sunday known as Eager Lion with about 7,400 troops from more than 20 nations taking part. US and Jordanian officials said the manoeuvres would include border security, cyber-defence, and “command and control” exercises to bolster coordination in response to threats including “terrorism”. “Joint efforts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/WIzADfyQc7E" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Jordan, US launch major military exercises

Jordan and the United States kicked off annual military exercises on Sunday known as Eager Lion with about 7,400 troops from more than 20 nations taking part. US and Jordanian officials said the manoeuvres would include border security, cyber-defence, and “command and control” exercises to bolster coordination in response to threats including “terrorism”. “Joint efforts […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/mountain-warfare-training-2-190x115.jpg" alt="">CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE: Mountain warfare can be unforgiving, and if a Soldier is ill-prepared, the mountains and rough terrain can become a terrible foe. That’s according to Master Sgt. Nathan Chipman, the noncommissioned officer in charge of operations at the Army Mountain Warfare School. Nestled in the hills of Jericho, Vermont, the school<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/VLEijes4FWE" height="1" width="1" alt="">

Mountain Warfare School shows Soldiers how to take fight to the hills

CAMP ETHAN ALLEN TRAINING SITE: Mountain warfare can be unforgiving, and if a Soldier is ill-prepared, the mountains and rough terrain can become a terrible foe. That’s according to Master Sgt. Nathan Chipman, the noncommissioned officer in charge of operations at the Army Mountain Warfare School. Nestled in the hills of Jericho, Vermont, the school […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/MV-22B-Osprey-tilt-rotor-aircraft-web-190x115.jpg" alt="">CAMP SOUMAGAHARA, Japan — American Marine Corps and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces conducted aerial integration training using the Marines’ MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft and Japanese CH-47 Chinook helicopters during exercise Forest Light 17-1 in the Soumagahara training area of Gunma prefecture, Japan, March 10, 2017. This portion of the exercise familiarized both nations’ forces with<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/ys3fcUONgtQ" height="1" width="1" alt="">

U.S.-Japanese Forces Train Together During ‘Forest Light’ Exercise

CAMP SOUMAGAHARA, Japan — American Marine Corps and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces conducted aerial integration training using the Marines’ MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft and Japanese CH-47 Chinook helicopters during exercise Forest Light 17-1 in the Soumagahara training area of Gunma prefecture, Japan, March 10, 2017. This portion of the exercise familiarized both nations’ forces with […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/south-korea-US-military-exercise-190x115.jpg" alt="">South Korea and the United States kicked off their annual, massive military exercises on Wednesday as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his troops to prepare for a “merciless strike” against the enemy forces. The drills always raise tensions on the divided Korean peninsula and this year they come after the North’s recent ballistic missile<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/Ku0cwpSIVRo" height="1" width="1" alt="">

South Korea, US forces begin joint military drills

South Korea and the United States kicked off their annual, massive military exercises on Wednesday as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his troops to prepare for a “merciless strike” against the enemy forces. The drills always raise tensions on the divided Korean peninsula and this year they come after the North’s recent ballistic missile […]

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<img width="190" height="115" src="http://www.defencetalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Abrams-tanks-exercise-2017-190x115.jpg" alt="">STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. European Command brought together service members around the world for a computer-assisted global command-and-control exercise called Austere Challenge 2017, which focused on European security. Austere Challenge was a massive command post exercise involving the participation of thousands of U.S. troops in Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the U.S. The exercise,<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/army-news/~4/eC_vCGzm61k" height="1" width="1" alt="">

EUCOM, NATO troops undertake global exercise ‘Austere Challenge’

STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. European Command brought together service members around the world for a computer-assisted global command-and-control exercise called Austere Challenge 2017, which focused on European security. Austere Challenge was a massive command post exercise involving the participation of thousands of U.S. troops in Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the U.S. The exercise, […]

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