Preparing for exercise Cold Reponse 2014

10 12 2013

A soldier guards the area around a CV9030, while it is having maintenance in field during winter exercise Cold Response 2012 (Photo: Torbjørn Kjosvold / Forsvarets mediesenter)

The international military Exercise Cold Response 2014 will probably be the largest ever, with 16.000 soldiers from 16 countries.

Recently 230 officers from all the participating countries gathered in Harstad, North Norway to plan next year’s exercise.  Cold Response is held biannually in North Norway and is one of the most important events for NATO to train in Arctic conditions.

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Pic of the Day: Marine Reservists thrive in the Arctic Circle

11 10 2012

A Marine with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, provides security, March 19, during the final exercise portion of Exercise Cold Response 2012. The multinational invitational event focused on rehearsing conventional-warfare operations in winter conditions and exercising interoperability with the NATO allies.

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