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NATO on Duty - Ep 27. Introducing VJTF
The VJTF (or Very High Readiness Joint Task Force) is NATO’s spearhead force designed to react to a crisis situation at short notice.
The Land component is comprised of approximately 5,000 troops from 14 nations, made up of armour, infantry and artillery. These units exercised together recently near Sennelager in Germany, displaying their ability to respond quickly in the event of a crisis.
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NATO on Duty - Ep 26. Spearhead Force
Watch troops from the United Kingdom, Estonia, Poland and Spain demonstrate artillery, armour and infantry capability on exercise Venerable Gauntlet as they, along with 10 other nations, prepare to take over NATO’s spearhead force, the VJTF, in 2017.
At the Sennelager training ground in German...
NATO on Duty - Ep 25. NATO JTACs
1,500 military personnel from 16 NATO Allies and partner nations are gathered together in the Czech Republic to train their JTACS or Joint Terminal Attack Controllers. That's the service member who is responsible for calling in air support if troops are coming under fire. Ample Strike 2016 – an i...
NATO on Duty - Ep 24. U.S. Marines on...
Ever since the Russian annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, tensions have been rising in the Black Sea. NATO and its allies have continued to provide an enhanced forward presence, with significant maritime power and ongoing support and training for the Ukrainian armed forces. In this video, watch U...