Exercise Rapid Trident





WHAT IS RAPID TRIDENT?

Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise that serves as the validation for Ukraine's Ministry of Defense unit currently undergoing at the Ukrainian-led Combat Training Center, under the advisement of allied and partner nations. This year's exercise will take place Sept. 8-23, 2017, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine.

Rapid Trident 17 involves approximately 1,800 personnel from 14 nations, including Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Italy, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

It supports joint combined interoperability among Ukraine, the U.S., and allied and partner nations.

The exercise is focused on peacekeeping and stability operations to ensure a safe and secure environment. It is composed of a multinational, brigade-level, computer-assisted command post exercise, integrated with a battalion-level field training exercise and a platoon-level situational training exercise.

The exercise will also include integrated air and ground training near Starokonstantinov, Ukraine, with a focus on aeromedical evacuation, tactical airlift/airdrop, logistics planning and equipment preparation.

The Rapid Trident exercise series is held at the request of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

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Nations to Partner for Exercise Rapid Trident 17 in Ukraine

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany (Aug. 14, 2017) -- Exercise Rapid Trident 2017 will take place Sept. 8-23, 2017, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine.
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Rapid Trident 2016 in the News

Rapid Trident 2016 involved approximately 2,000 personnel from 13 countries. The exercise took place from June 27-July 8, 2016.



Rapid Trident 2015 in the News

Rapid Trident 2015 involved approximately 1,800 personnel from 18 countries. The exercise took place July 20-31, 2015.



Rapid Trident 2014 in the News

Rapid Trident 2014 involved approximately 1,300 personnel from 15 countries. The exercise took place Sept. 15-26, 2014.



Rapid Trident 2013 in the News

Rapid Trident 2013 involved approximately 1,300 personnel from 17 countries. The exercise took place July 8-19, 2013.



Rapid Trident 2012 in the News

Rapid Trident 2012 involved approximately 1,400 personnel from 16 countries. The exercise took place July 16-27, 2012.



Rapid Trident 2011 in the News

Rapid Trident 2011 involved approximately 1,600 personnel from 13 countries.

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