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The 46th edition of Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) will take place in the Baltic Sea from June 1-15, 2018
BALTOPS is an annual joint, multinational maritime-focused exercise. It is designed to improve training value for participants enhance flexibility and interoperability, and demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces in defending the Baltic Sea region. The exercise will involve maritime, ground, and air forces so as to strengthen combined response capabilities necessary to ensure regional stability.
Participating nations in BALTOPS include Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
A total of 43 maritime units, more than 60 aircraft, and a combined amphibious landing force are scheduled to participate in BALTOPS 2018.
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