U.S. Paratroopers Descend on Nurmsi During Swift Response Exercise

May 8, 2021 In the early morning hours of May 8, nearly 600 U.S. and UK Paratroopers descended on the Nurmsi Drop Zone in Estonia to kick off Operation Swift Response. In addition to the paratroopers, U.S. C-17 airplanes also dropped five platforms of heavy equipment, including artillery and vehicles. The operation was a success ... Read More»

United States Army General Visits Estonia to Highlight U.S.-Estonia Defense Cooperation

May 7, 2021 General Christopher G. Cavoli, Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and Africa, visited Estonia on May 6-7, 2021 to discuss the DEFENDER-Europe 21 joint military exercise, U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s commitment to peace and stability in Europe, and highlight U.S.-Estonia defense cooperation. During his visit, Gen. Cavoli met with senior leadership ... Read More»

Live Fire Exercise Begins Defender 21 Activities in Estonia

May 4, 2021 On Wednesday, May 5, the United States Army Europe and Africa’s Defender 21 activities will begin in Estonia with a live fire exercise at the Tapa Central Training Grounds. The exercise named ‘Fires Shock’ will demonstrate the rapid deployment of the M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS), a long range precision fire ... Read More»
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