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Poland: NATO's 2018 Anakonda drills underway in Drawsko Pomorskie01:21

Poland: NATO's 2018 Anakonda drills underway in Drawsko Pomorskie

Poland, Drawsko Pomorskie
November 12, 2018 at 19:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Polish soldiers were joined by units from other NATO countries to hold joint military drills in Drawsko Pomorskie on Monday, as part of the NATO member states' Anakonda 2018 joint exercises.

The drills on Monday saw the participation of several tanks, armoured vehicles, helicopters and airplanes.

The 2018 edition of the Anakonda exercises is taking place from November 7 – December 6, and is set to see the participation of around 12.000 soldiers from Poland and other NATO countries.

The Anakonda exercise began in 2006 and takes place every two years under the organisation of the Polish Armed Forces Operational Command. It has since progressed from being purely a military exercise on the regional and national level to an exercise whose aim is to integrate international forces to carry out defensive operations. In light of the changing security environment, Anakonda has become an allied exercise with increased participation from NATO countries.

Poland: NATO's 2018 Anakonda drills underway in Drawsko Pomorskie01:21
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Polish soldiers were joined by units from other NATO countries to hold joint military drills in Drawsko Pomorskie on Monday, as part of the NATO member states' Anakonda 2018 joint exercises.

The drills on Monday saw the participation of several tanks, armoured vehicles, helicopters and airplanes.

The 2018 edition of the Anakonda exercises is taking place from November 7 – December 6, and is set to see the participation of around 12.000 soldiers from Poland and other NATO countries.

The Anakonda exercise began in 2006 and takes place every two years under the organisation of the Polish Armed Forces Operational Command. It has since progressed from being purely a military exercise on the regional and national level to an exercise whose aim is to integrate international forces to carry out defensive operations. In light of the changing security environment, Anakonda has become an allied exercise with increased participation from NATO countries.

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