Friday, June 17 2016 20:31 EEST
Anaconda 2016 military drills in Poland are over

Ukraine took part in exercise, along with units of other Eastern European armies

The closing ceremony took place at Nowa Deba firing range in Poland in June 17. The large-scale exercise involved units of LitPolUkrBrig, Ukraine’s airborne troops, a Hungarian mechanized brigade, and another motorized and tank battalions of Polish Armed Forces. LitPolUkrBrig’s press service reported this on Friday.

Anaconda 2016 has been the largest military exercise Poland has ever hosted, and one of the largest ones held by NATO members since the Cold War ended. Some 1,200 military and civilian servicemen from five countries took part in it.

The goal of the drills was to improve combat shakedown of various units that belong to different European armies, as well as to improve management of troops. 

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