Major exercises throughout U.S. Army Europe




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Multinational Exercises

A Smart Investment

Highlighted exercises include:
   •Austere Challenge
   •Saber Junction
   •Combined Resolve IV
   •Noble Partner
   •Saber Strike
   •Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident
   •Immediate Response
   •Trident Juncture

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*Dots represent approximate locations of exercises

Exercise Saber Junction in Germany.

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Exercise Combined Resolve IV in Germany.

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Exercise Cooperative Resolve in Turkey.

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Exercise Rapid Trident in Ukraine.

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Exercise Anakonda in Poland.

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Exercise Saber Guardian in Romania.

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Exercise Immediate Response in Croatia.

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Exercise Combined Endeavor in Germany.

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Exercise Austere Challenge in Germany.

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Exercise Flexible Leader in Germany.

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Exercise Saber Strike in Estonia.

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Exercise Arrcade Spear in the United Kingdom

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Building trust

U.S. and European partnersU.S. Army Europe multinational exercises ensure interoperability with our current, and potential, coalition partners, and for working out possible mission command issues including computer network and communications interoperability.

Because of our location in Europe, we are able to interact with large numbers of foreign militaries and routinely integrate coalition building and maintenance activities.

These exercises are a smart investment. They not only build allies, they increase our military proficiency, and they create trust and understanding between the Soldiers and leaders of Europe and the U.S.


Combined Endeavor

Combined Endeavor

Germany

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Steadfast Jazz

Steadfast Jazz

Poland

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Saber Junction

Saber Junction

Germany

Exercise Saber Junction includes participants from the US, NATO allies and European security partners at the 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels Training Area.

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Combined Resolve IV

Combined Resolve IV

Germany

Combined Resolve IV is a U.S. Army Europe-led, multi-national exercise at the Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr training areas

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Arcade Spear/Fusion

Arrcade Spear / Fusion

United Kingdom

Exercise Arrcade Spear/Fusion takes place in the United Kingdom.


Immediate Response

Immediate Response

Croatia

Immediate Response is a USAREUR-led theater security cooperation exercise with the Croatian Armed Forces consisting of a company-level field training exercise.


Flexible Leader

Flexible Leader

Germany

Flexible Leader is a USAREUR supported exercise. See below for more information.


Austere Challenge

Austere Challenge

Germany

Austere Challenge is an annual joint exercise. See below for more information.


Saber Strike

Saber Strike

Estonia

Saber Strike is a USAREUR-led theater security cooperation exercise conducted in the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). See below for more information.


Shared Horizons

Shared Horizons

Georgia

Shared Horizons is an "in spirit of partnership for peace" combined multinational, humanitarian assistance/disaster response exercise.


Anakonda

Anakonda

Poland

Anakonda is a Polish Operational Command led, USAREUR supported exercise designed to conduct multinational training with NATO and partner nations. See below for more information.


Cooperation Resolve

Cooperation Resolve

Turkey

Exercise Cooperation Resolve takes place in Turkey.


Saber Guardian

Saber Guardian

Romania

Saber Guardian takes place in Romania.


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Rapid Trident

Ukraine

Rapid Trident takes place in Ukraine. See below for more information.

Allied Spirit

Allied Spirit

Allied Spirit I is designed to provide multinational interoperability training at brigade and battalion levels to enhance U.S. and NATO effectiveness.

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Anakonda

Anakonda is a Polish Operational Command led, USAREUR supported exercise designed to conduct multinational training with NATO and partner nations. USAREUR participation in this exercise directly supports building theater security cooperation objectives. Anakonda is a command post exercise/computer training exercise conducted in Ustka and Drawsko Pomorski Training Area, Poland.

EUCOM

Austere Challenge

Austere Challenge is an annual joint exercise that enables USAREUR and other EUCOM service components to plan and execute full spectrum operations as a Joint Task Force Headquarters responding to a crisis affecting the EUCOM area of responsibility.

Combined Endeavor

Combined Endeavor

Combined Endeavor is a distributed "in spirit of partnership for peace" combined multinational Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) interoperability exercise.

Combined Resolve IV

Combined Resolve IV

Combined Resolve IV is a multi-national exercise at Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr training areas in Germany. The exercise focuses on maintaining and enhancing interoperability during unified land operations in a decisive action training environment.

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EUCOM

Cooperative Resolve

Cooperative Resolve is a USAREUR-conducted battalion-level CPX/CAX supported with Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation from the Joint Multinational Training Command. Cooperative Resolve is conducted in Ankara, Turkey, with focus on training participants in a battalion staff level coalition security, stability, transition and reconstruction operation.

EUCOM

Flexible Leader

Flexible Leader is a USAREUR supported exercise designed to train EUCOM staff and component staffs in the planning and conduct of a coordinated U.S. response to requests for foreign humanitarian assistance contingencies within the EUCOM area of responsibility.

U.S. Army Europe

Guardian Shield

Guardian Shield is a USAREUR-directed, 21st Theater Sustainment Command and 7th Civil Support Command conducted, Defense Threat Reduction Agency supported, command post exercise. Additionally, it includes a field training exercise to train elements of the 7th CSC in planning and conducting foreign consequence management operations.

U.S. Army Europe

Immediate Response

Immediate Response is a trilateral command post and tactical field training exercise that involves more than 900 personnel primarily from the U.S., Slovenian and Croatian armed forces, with contingents from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and the United Kingdom.

EUCOM

Juniper Falcon

Juniper Falcon is designed to train and exercise the HQ EUCOM Combined Coordination Center to respond to a crisis in the EUCOM area of responsibility, and to support the readiness of a JFHQ assigned to the EUCOM AOR in accordance with EUCOM training guidance.

Rapid Trident

Rapid Trident

Rapid Trident is a USAREUR-led, in the spirit of partnership for peace, exercise designed to promote regional stability and security, strengthen partnership capacity, and foster trust while improving interoperability between USAREUR, the land forces of Ukraine, and other PfP and NATO partner nations.

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Saber Guardian

Saber Guardian

Saber Guardian 2014 is a multinational military exercise involving approximately 700 military personnel from twelve participating nations. The exercise is designed to strengthen international agency and military partnering while fostering trust and improving interoperability between NATO and partner nations.

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Saber Junction

Saber Junction

Exercise Saber Junction 2014 includes participants from the U.S., NATO allies and European security partners, conducting unified land operations at the 7th Army's Joint Multinational Training Command's Hohenfels Training Area.

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Saber Strike

Saber Strike

Saber Strike is a USAREUR-led theater security cooperation exercise conducted in the Baltic States (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). The exercise consists of a field training exercise, a host-nation support command post exercise/computer assisted exercise, and a brigade-level CPX/CAX.

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Shared Horizons

Shared Horizons is an "in spirit of partnership for peace" combined multinational, humanitarian assistance/disaster response exercise. Shared Horizons is executed in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.

EUCOM

Shared Resilience
(MEDCEUR)

Shared Resilience is a EUCOM-directed, USAREUR-supported exercise in the planning and conduct of a coordinated U.S. response to requests for foreign humanitarian assistance contingencies within the EUCOM AOR. USAREUR supports EUCOM training by providing select support for the planning and execution of Shared Resilience.