Black Eagle

Posted on Friday, December 5th, 2014 by Brian Mitchell

Hundreds of British Troops in NATO training exercise.  This is the biggest British force sent to Eastern Europe since 2008.  Exercise Black Eagle sees the UK’s lead armoured battle group (currently King’s Royal Hussars) working with the 11th Polish Armoured Cavalry Brigade.

More than 300 vehicles and 1,350 British troops took part in the bi-lateral training exercise with Poland.

The Nato exercise comes as US Vice-President Joe Biden, visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, warned Russia that it faces further isolation if it continues to violate ceasefires with Ukraine.

NATO is alive to the considerable benefits of reality based training.  Take a look at this BBC news package …