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Allied National Exercises

Current as of July 27, 2020

Please note: Due to COVID-19 it is possible that exercises have been changed, reduced or cancelled by either the organising NATO HQ or the organising Nation.


AMPLE STRIKE 20 - National (CZE)

To provide full spectrum, realistic, live/virtual training to Air Land Integration (ALI) elements in order to provide a measurable increase in proficiency, standardisation and interoperability. Primary training audience includes Air Land Integration (ALI) elements, specifically Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs) and Close Air Support (CAS) Aircrews.

28 August - 19 SeptemberCzech Republic

ISTRIA II 20 - National (ROU)

To practice NATO Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures associated with Air Defence (AD), Suppression of Enemy Air Defences (SEAD), Close Air Support (CAS) and Air Interdiction (AI) in an international and joint environment, as real as possible.

30 August - 29 SeptemberRomania

DETONATOR 20 - National (LVA)

Tactical level exercise for Land Force/National Guard EOD/ENG units. The exercise/operation objectives are to search for and dispose of conventional ammunition (CM) in appointed areas within land territory of Latvia and promote interoperability and support familiarization of engineer and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) tactics, training and procedures among the participating units.

31 August - 30 SeptemberLatvia

POSEIDON 20 - National (BGR)

To improve tactical level planning of MCM (Mine Counter Mesures) operations, and to enhance interoperability, cooperation and mutual understanding of participating units and commands.

1 September - 30 OctoberBulgaria

BRAVE WARRIOR 20 - National (HUN)

To achieve NATO interoperability; To train and exercise Bn BG HQs and units to provide command and control within a Crises Response Operation (CRO) and High Intensity Warfare (HIW) in order to fight and win in a complex multinational environment; To prepare the Battalion Battle Group for full spectrum of operations in order to reach combat ready capability; To practice cooperation with Air Force assets and supporting forces.

1 September - 1 November (TBD)Hungary

STORM TIDE 20 - National (BEL)

The purpose of STORM TIDE is to increase the ability to conduct joint operations on tactical level and to deepen the interoperability with international partners.

13 - 24 SeptemberBelgium

BRAVE LION 20 - National (DNK)

Brigade level field exercise. The aim is to train interoperability and combined arms.

21 September - 2 OctoberDenmark

CETATEA 20 - National (ROU)

To plan, execute and test the communications, IT and cyber defense networks in a multinational environment, in order to increase the interoperability between CIS structures on the Eastern Flank of the Alliance.

27 September - 15 OctoberRomania


Multinational CIMIC (Civil Military Cooperation) Exercise to train core functions on Staff and Field Level, together with international Partners to strengthen the CIMIC community in order to certify NATO- and EU-CIMIC forces.

28 September - 10 OctoberGermany

SILVER ARROW 20 - National (LVA)

Train and exercise Battalion Battle groups, their formations, planning and conducting tactical activities within a major combat scenario to enhance command and control procedures, coordination and mutual support during operations.

30 September - 30 October (TBD)Latvia


To exercise Crisis Response and tactical Command and Control.

5 - 16 OctoberGermany

JOINT WARRIOR II 20 - National (GBR)

Provide a joint, multi-threat environment in which UK, NATO and ALLIED units and their staff may undertake collective training in tactical formations in preparation for employment in a combined joint task force.

10 - 23 OctoberUnited Kingdom


Train the USEUCOM staff and primary components in full spectrum high intensity conflict.

14 - 23 OctoberGermany and Italy

CELULEX 20 - National (PRT)

To plan and conduct CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) missions in a civil-emergency environment at a tactical level. The exercise is based on isolated incidents focusing CBRN threats and includes training/simulated CBRN substances/agents.

19 - 23 OctoberPortugal

ORION 20 - National (PRT)

To plan and conduct an Art 5 Operations (A5O), at the army tactical level, in a Command Post Exercise (CPX) / Field Tactical Exercise (JFTX) and Joint Live Fire Exercise (JLFX) form, involving high intensity combat operations.

2 - 6 NovemberPortugal

IRON WOLF II 20 - National (LTU)

To train EFP (Enhanced Forward Presence) Brigade to plan and conduct decisive action operations and enhance the level of interoperability of multinational forces.

9 - 22 NovemberLithuania

NIRIIS 20 - National (GRC)

To train participants in Maritime Operations, Countering Asymmetric Attacks and Counter Piracy OPS.

14 - 22 NovemberGreece

TUMAK 20 - National (POL)

To train subordinated HQs and units to plan and execute military operation.

23 - 27 NovemberPoland


National (USA) exercise to exercise Crisis Response and Tactical Command and Control

5 - 16 January 2012Germany


National (USA) exercise to promote interoperability and integration of NATO, Allied and Coalition partners and to facilitate multinational forces.

12 January - 6 FebruaryGermany

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