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    NATO High Readiness Exercises Kick Off in Poland

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    Some 1,500 NATO servicemen will participate in the Very High Readiness exercises in Poland.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Some 1,500 NATO servicemen will participate in the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) exercises in Poland on May 17-27.

    The Brilliant Jump drills will bring together servicemen from Spain, the United Kingdom and other countries.

    According to the alliance, the exercise is designed to practice planning, coordination and execution of the deployment.

    Brilliant Jump 2016 is the third in a series of exercises held in Poland this year, which will be concluded by the Anaconda exercise in June.

    The Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, also known as a new Spearhead Force, is a new force built according to the NATO Wales summit’s resolution.


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