Army of Serbia starts training for ‘Lightning Strike 2021’exercise

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Source: Ministarstvo odbrane Srbije

The Army of Serbia (VS) started on Tuesday training for the combined 'Lightning Strike 2021'exercise due on June 27, Defence Ministry (MOD) statement.

The exercise aims to check the VS Chief-of-Staff’s operational capabilities and started by alerting more than 15,000 soldiers, it added.

„This morning’s training is an introduction into the combined ‘Lightning Strike 2021’ exercise with live ammunition at eight locations across Serbia in cooperation of Ground Force, Air and Air Defense, 72nd Special Operations Brigade and 63rd Parachute Brigade,“ MOD said.

People in the central town of Kragujevac will have a chance to see the VS most modern equipment during an open day on June 28.