NATO EXERCISE UNDERWAY IN LITHUANIA.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 167
The staff exercise Baltic Trainer 97 began yesterday at Lithuania’s Rukla military base. More than 100 staff officers from the three Baltic states, the U.S., Britain, and the Nordic countries are taking part in the exercise. It involves the planning of an international peacekeeping operation at the brigade level. A second phase of the exercise will be held in Latvia and involve the joint Baltic Battalion. (BNS, September 10) Latvia is currently hosting the Cooperative Best Effort-97 troop exercise. (See Monitor, September 9)
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