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Allied National Exercises and Activities

Current as of January 9, 2023

EVENTDATESLOCATION
JOINT ARCTIC TRAINING 23

Train and maintain the capability to operate in Arctic conditions.

15 Jan - 10 MarNetherlands
JOINT WARRIOR 23 - 1

A bi-annual UK Live Exercise (LIVEX). This LIVEX is designed to challenge both battle-staffs and other participants alike. It provides for collective training objectives at the Commander Task Group level down to the unit level.

4 - 16 MarHigh North off the coast of Norway
JOINT VIKING

A Norwegian national joint exercise with participation of allied partners focusing on national defence. It is an important winter field training exercise for all branches of the Norwegian Armed Forces, as well as a culminating exercise for several allied elements to their winter training in Norway.

8 - 16 MarNorway
SLOVAK SHIELD

To train planning and execution of operation on tactical level (land) in high intensity conflict. NATO MN BG certification EX.

13 - 24 MarSlovakia
SEA SHIELD 23

LIVEX designed to improve the operational and tactical interoperability among units for planning and conducting military naval operations IOT re-establish control over sea lines of communication.

20 Mar - 4 AprBlack Sea
CRYSTAL ARROW 23

To train and evaluate Latvia Mechanized Infantry Brigade ALERT plan and integrate enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup Latvia and Denmark Battalion into Latvia Mechanized Infantry Brigade. Conduct CREVAL for eFP Battlegroup. Train C2 procedures, train operation planning and execution (including DEEP area and REAR area operations), integrate reserve soldiers and integrate civil resources for mobilization.

27 Mar - 07 AprLatvia
BRAVE BEDUIN 23

To train Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) collection centres in CBRN countermeasures and reporting.

16 - 20 AprDenmark
MARE APERTO 23-1

To conduct advanced integrated training characterized by serial events focused on ASW, AAW, EW, Seamanship, MIO, Amph, NGF and CAS (dry) IOT enhance staffs and participating forces training

17 - 28 AprItaly
HEMEX ORION

A French divisional exercise to train a FR SCORPION division, its combat support and combat service support elements. It will require the Division to plan and conduct theatre entry through the national contingent force and high intensity warfighting in a MJO against a peer enemy. The exercise aims to contest France's actions in all domains and areas of conflict.

16 Apr - 4 MayFrance
AURORA

Combined and joint exercise "Defence of Sweden."

3 - 11 MaySweden
COMBINED RESOLVE 18

USAREUR directed Multinational Exercise focused on Multinational unified land operations and promotes both the interoperability and integration of multinational partners. Exercise consists of a brigade command post exercise (CPX), fire coordination exercise and combined arms life fire exercise (CALFEX) within a Field Training Exercise (FTX).

Apr 14 - May 16Germany
FORMIDABLE SHIELD

A EUCOM sponsored tactical exercise which provides a unique platform for nations and units to incorporate capability development and training in an IAMD construct. This exercise will be the largest IAMD LIVEX in the European theater in 2023 with live fire opportunities against ballistic and/or air breathing targets. Joint units including air and land assets will be integrated with CTG IAMD.

8 - 23 MayNorth Atlantic off the coast of the UK
DYNAMIC FRONT 23

US Army Europe-directed and led Combined Joint Fires exercise to integrate NATO allies and partners, and Artillery System Cooperation Activity (ASCA) member nations into an artillery LFX in order to demonstrate multinational interoperability to non-ASCA signatories, synchronise and execute multi-echelon fires through constructive/life fire demonstration. Continue to refine and execute targeting processes and procedures outlined in US Army Europe SOP.

24 Apr - 28 MayGermany
SWIFT RESPONSE

US-led, multilateral, Immediate Response Force (IRF)-conducted Joint Forcible Entry (Airborne Operation) to improve US IRF readiness, promote interoperability and integration Allied High Readiness Forces, support NATO assurance and deterrence measures.

1 - 31 MayBalkans / Black Sea Region
ARCTIC CHALLENGE

Multinational air-to-air exercise.

29 May - 9 JunFinland, Sweden, Norway
DEFENDER EUROPE 23

The deployment of land forces from North America to the USEUCOM AOR and the JRSOI of those forces. Forces are then allocated to a number of other Joint Exercise Program events, Title 10 (Service) events, engagements and unit training. In even years, includes Division level CPX and LIVEX Including M-N Brigade during LIVEX.

28 May - 11 JunSoutheastern Europe
BALTOPS 23

Multinational Maritime exercise designed to improve US/NATO operational capacity, capability and interoperability to include conducting multinational training with NATO allies. Secondarily, BALTOPS postures USEUCOM forces to support NATO, fosters Allied & Partner Interoperability to deter regional aggression, and nurtures strategic relationships. The exercise sustains and maintains US/NATO operational access and global freedom of action.

4 - 15 JunBaltic Sea
ANATOLIAN EAGLE 23

The multinational training is designed to increase the operational training level of the pilots and air defense personnel and decrease the attritions to a minimum level whilst increasing mission effectiveness to a maximum level in a simulated most realistic operational environment.

5 - 16 JunTurkey
FLOTEX 23

Enhance the collective crisis response operations iot train generic naval tasks such as maritime power projection, sea control and maritime security awareness.

5 - 16 JunSpain
ANAKONDA 23

To synchronise the PAF Operational COM's subordinate commands and formations in planning and conducting joint defence operations.


6 May - 16 JunPoland
CYBER FLAG 23

A tactical-level joint and combined military exercise focused on the defence of the DOD Information Network using full spectrum cyberspace operations in support of USCYBERCOM exercise objectives and participating team training requirements. Due to the different execution events it is possible to link in partner nations for tailored events.


1 - 30 JunUSA
SEA BREEZE 23

Multinational exercise in support of Partnership for Peace (PfP), U.S.-Ukrainian sponsored Maritime FTX with a focus on Interoperability; and Maritime and Littoral Security, Safety and Stability Operations.


2 - 14 JulBlack Sea
AGILE SPIRIT 23

Multilateral Company level FTX, BN/BDE CAX/CPX in combined combat operations, peacekeeping and support operations in order to maintain interoperability.

10 - 24 JulGeorgia

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