Russia and NATO will hold joint military exercises in late September, the NATO-Russia Council (NRC) has reported.
Russia and the United States will need new “reset” to take their relations to the next level, presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with the Russia Today television channel on Thursday, September 5.
Fighter jets from the joint US and Canadian North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the Russian Air Force are set to take part Tuesday in operation “Vigilant Eagle 2013.” The exercise is aimed at improving cooperation and response to a hijacking involving commercial aircraft, according to NORAD.
The Vigilant Eagle international exercises, in which the Russian Air Force and the North American Aerospace Defence Command are taking part and which are aimed at combating air terrorism, are about to start in the Far East and Alaska.
The US and Russia will carry out a joint military exercise Atlas Vision – 2013 in Europe this week, the press-service of the US Army command in Europe reports.
Russian and American airborne forces are holding joint military drills at a US base in Colorado. The war games which began on Tuesday are the first ever joint drills between Russian and American airborne forces. For two weeks 22 Russian and 22 American paratroopers will be practicing tactical landing and assault operations, reconnaissance tactics, and helicopter evacuation. TASS
The air defense forces of Russia, Canada and the US have successfully completed their joint exercises ‘Vigilant Eagle’ in Russia`s Far East. The drills involved planes equipped with long range radar systems, refueling planes and jet fighters. Under the legend, terrorist seized Russian and American civil planes.
The joint exercise of air defense forces of Russia, the US and Canada for preventing air terrorism codenamed Vigilant Eagle 2011 has started in Russia’s Far East. The exercise involves planes equipped with long range radar systems, refueling planes and jet fighters. Under the legend terrorist seize a Russian and an American civil planes.
A Russian special task squad will fight off a conventional terror attack on an army motorcade carrying nuclear shells as part of the upcoming Crimson Rider joint nuclear safety drills to be held at a U.S. army base in Camp Guernsey in Wyoming in early August.
Russia and the United States are due to hold their joint anti-terror war games early next month, a US Department spokesperson said on Tuesday. He added that the exercises, codenamed Crimson Rider, will be conducted at the Guernsey military base in Wyoming, where both sides will specifically drill measures aimed at maintaining nuclear security.
Russian Navy anti-submarine warfare ship Admiral Chabanenko and a Black Sea Fleet rescue tug have arrived at the US Naval Station at Norfolk, Virginia, for participation in a joint naval exercise with US, British and French warships off the coast of North Carolina.
The Russian-U.S. anti-terror drill code-named Vigilant Eagle has been a success, Todd Balfe, Deputy Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Alaska region has told reporters. He said the drill was step forward towards fruitful anti-terror partnership. During the exercises, a Russian A-50 and U.S. AWACS reconnaissance planes chased an airliner hijacked by conventional terrorists.
Air force units from Russia, Canada and the United States have accomplished joint Pacific exercises to practice operations to deal with hijackings and avert possible 9/11s. One outcome is a subdivision of the North Pacific into Russian, Canadian and American responsibility areas.
It would have been unbelievable and incredible if such exercises had been conducted let’s say, twenty years ago. Those countries which used to be irreconcilable adversaries in the past now conduct joint Air Force exercises.