US commandos to participate in war games in Baltic states – media


About 200 servicemen of the special forces and support units will participate in military exercises, which, in particular, will be held on the territory of the three Baltic states, the Associated Press Agency reports Friday referring to the Pentagon.

Currently, about 40 American commandos are already taking part in the Spring Storm military exercise in Estonia. Another 140 US servicemen will participate in the Flaming Sword exercises. The maneuvers will be held in May in Latvia and Lithuania; in addition to the American special forces, they will be participated by military men from seven states.

The third military exercises called Namejs will be held in Latvia. For the next two months after the exercises the US commandos will be engaged in language and tactical training of servicemen of the three Baltic republics and two states of Eastern Europe, which the Associated Press does not name.


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