Noble Partner exercises underway in Georgia
Noble Partner 2017 exercises are underway in Georgia.
The goal of Noble Partner 17 is to support the training, evaluation and eventual certification of Georgia’s second light infantry company contribution to the NATO Response Force (NRF) for 2017. Although Georgia is not a member of NATO, it and other NATO partners voluntarily contribute to the NRF.
According to the US Embassy, Service members from the United States, Georgia and six other participating nations will train together July 30 to Aug. 12 during the third iteration of exercise Noble Partner. The annual U.S. Army Europe-led exercise will be hosted at the Vaziani and Camp Norio training areas in Georgia. Armenia, Germany, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom are also participating, Interpress news agency reports.