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    US Army Annouces Focus of Upcoming 9-Nation NATO Exercises in Germany

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    Nearly 1,400 participants from nine North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) nations will test efforts to coordinate artillery fire in upcoming exercises in Germany, the US Army announced in a press release on Friday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The February 26-March 10 drills will feature units from the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States, the release explained.

    "Dynamic Front II focuses on identifying limitations and solutions while promoting fires interoperability via the software-based program, Artillery Systems Cooperation Activities," the release stated.

    While Dynamic Front take places in Grafenwoehr, Germany, units will digitally connect through simulations in Fort Bragg in the US state of North Carolina; Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and Otterburn Training Area, United Kingdom, the release noted.

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