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Polygon Military Magazine

Polygon Military Magazine

The Steppe Eagle 2019 international peacekeeping tactical exercise will take place at the Ili and Shelekemir training centers in Almaty region from 17th to 28th June, Polygon told the press service of the MOD of Kazakhstan. The exercise is aimed at improving the practical skills of commanders and combined multinational staffs in arranging peacekeeping operations, the...

The 18th Chinese peacekeeping multi-functional engineer contingent to Lebanon has passed a three-day assessment conducted by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), and successfully obtained the mine clearance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) qualifications. The UNMAS assessment team carried out comprehensive assessment on individual Chinese mine clearance...

NATO tested new energy-saving technologies in Poland during Exercise Capable Logistician 2019 (3-13 June 2019), including to make Allied militaries more energy efficient, reduce their reliance on fossil fuels in the field, and enhance interoperability between national armed forces. Combined with linked national activities, the exercise included around 3,450 troops from...

A meeting in trilateral format between the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, the Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Hulusi Akar and the Minister of Defense of Georgia Mr. Levan Izoria was held on June 12 at the Heydar Aliyev Congress Center in Gabala. During the meeting, the Defense Ministers discussed...

A trilateral meeting between Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Hulusi Akar, Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Turkey and Levan Izoria, Minister of Defense of Georgia will be held in Gabala on June 12. During the meeting, an exchange of views will be held on prospects for the development of cooperation in a trilateral...

Around 8,600 U.S. and European troops from 18 nations are taking part in the annual BALTOPS naval exercise that starts on Sunday (9 June) in Germany’s Baltic Sea port of Kiel. The 47th BALTOPS exercise involves maritime, air and ground forces with about 50 ships and submarines and 40 aircraft and will run through 21 June. The training includes finding and destroying...

A force of 2,500 German, Dutch and Norwegian troops and 1,000 vehicles is currently taking part in exercise Noble Jump 19 at the Zagan training range in Western Poland. Noble Jump is the main training opportunity for NATO’s Spearhead Force, the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), and tests how well its different units work together. Training in Zagan will include...

Representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Moldova are paying a visit to Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium where they are attending the Meeting of the National Points of Contact (POC) for Defence Capacity Building Initiative (DCBI). Chief of Defense Policy and Planning Directorate, Col. Gheorghe Oarza, and chief of Transformation Directorate of the Ministry of Defense, Aurel...

The plans of the coalition military cooperation were agreed today by the participants of the meeting of the CIS Council of Ministers of Defence in Anapa, said its chairman, Russian Defence Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu. Summing up the meeting of the CIS Council of Ministers of Defenсe in Anapa, Russian Defenсe Minister General of the Army Sergei Shoigu...

A session of the CIS Defense Ministers Council will take place in the Russian city of Anapa on 5 June. The defense ministers of the CIS states will discuss the forthcoming CIS air defense exercise Combat Commonwealth 2019 among other things, the press service of the CIS Executive Committee told BelTA. There are over 20 items on the agenda. The defense ministers are going...