Apr 18 2023
Video: What's in the kit of a Nigerien Special Operations Force Soldier?
U.S. Special Operations Command Africa conducted exercise Flintlock 2023 in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire from Mar. 1 to 15, 2023, with approximately 1,300 service members from 30 participating nations, including Niger.
Flintlock is U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual special operations exercise combining military and law enforcement to strengthen African and international special operations forces capabilities. The exercise, which first premiered in 2005, operates on the basis of mutual respect and collaboration to advance the shared interests of regional stability.