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Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:51

Soldiers from the United Kingdom, the United States, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan marked the official start of Steppe Eagle 16 with an opening ceremony held July 16, 2016, at the United Kingdom’s Stanford Training Area. Steppe Eagle, now in its 13th year, is an annual multinational training exercise, focused on peacekeeping and peace support operations.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:49

The Sea Breeze – 2016 military exercises that involve warships from the United States and other countries are beginning in the northwestern part of the Black Sea, in the Odessa and Nikolayev regions of Ukraine on Monday. According to the press service of the Ukrainian Navy command, this year the manoeuvers’ “geography has been significantly expanded”.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:40

As troops from 24 nations convened last month in Poland for exercise Anakonda, meant to showcase NATO’s unity vis-à-vis Russia, some European countries successfully worked behind the scenes to soften the symbolism of ground troops maneuvering so closely to Moscow’s back yard.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:22

In addition to combating illegal trafficking of people, drugs, and weapons, Phase 11 of Operation Ágata, held from June 13th-22nd in Brazil, created multilateral efforts with neighboring countries to reduce border crimes and increase security.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:13

Senegalese Armed Forces and U.S. Army Africa began the two-week Africa Readiness Training 2016 in Thies, Senegal, July 12.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 06:33

Marines with the Special Purpose Marine-Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa are in Cameroon conducting joint training on anti-poaching and counter-insurgency tactics.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 – 06:34

Marking the first day of U.S. Army Africa’s annual exercise, Eastern Accord 2016, the opening ceremony brought combined and joint military senior leaders together to the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on July 11.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – 06:23

Members of the Combined Joint Task-Force Horn of Africa provide logistical and trainer support to the annual Eastern Accord 2016 command post exercise at the Tanzanian Peacekeeping Training Centre, in Dar es Salaam.

Friday, July 8, 2016 – 06:17

Angola, Egypt and Zimbabwe will be some of the 19 countries to take part in Russia’s International Army Games this year, which will be held between 30 July and 13 August, while South Africa will send observers.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 – 06:43

When unidentified aircraft were speeding toward northern Estonia one recent day, British fighter jets stationed nearby scrambled to intercept them. Screaming across the country, they quickly identified the targets: two Russian fighters and a spy plane. It was just the latest confrontation between the West and Russia in a region that has fast become a tripwire for conflict between nuclear superpowers.

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