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    NATO to Hold War Games in Fall on the Spanish Island of Menorca With Participation of 24 Allies

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    MADRID (Sputnik) - About 1,250 servicemen from 24 countries will take part in NATO military drills called Trident Jackal to be held in September and October on the Spanish island of Menorca.

    NATO Rapid Deployable Corps in Spain located in Valencia announced on Wednesday that it has started preparations to transfer military equipment to Menorca ahead of the exercises.

    "Trident Jackal 2019 drills: preparations for the transfer to Menorca have started", the Corps wrote on Twitter.

    Both operational and tactical manoeuvres will be developed and implemented during the drills as part of a fictional scenario.

    The transfer of military equipment, which comprises more than 100 vehicles, will be carried out by sea and air through 22 September.

     

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