Poland started the most ambitious in the history of the country military exercises of NATO. The opening ceremony of the maneuvers called Anakonda was held on Monday, June 6, in the city Rembertow near Warsaw.
As reported TASS, the exercises will be attended by 31 thousand military personnel from 24 countries, including 12 from Poland of thousands, 10 of thousands of US, about a thousand of the UK. They will involve three thousand pieces of military equipment, including tanks and armored personnel carriers, over a hundred aircraft and helicopters, as well as 12 ships. The maneuvers will take place on all the Polish sites.
The start of the practical phase of the exercises scheduled for June 7. One of the first operations will be landing on the ground near toruń two thousand American, British and Polish paratroopers with howitzers, vehicles and equipment.