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NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Lithuania joins Exercise Iron Wolf II 20

20 Nov 2020 14:16

Synopsis

Soldiers from NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup Lithuania committed their forces to Exercise Iron Wolf II 20. Hosted by Lithuania, the long-planned exercise certifies the preparedness of the NATO Battlegroup and Lithuanian Army King Mindaugas Hussar Battalion to operate with the Lithuanian Army Mechanised Infantry Brigade Iron Wolf command and other NATO Allies and partners. It runs from 9 to 22 November 2020. During the exercise, masks are worn by soldiers in close proximity and social distancing is observed between soldiers of different units. Footage includes shots of German, Lithuanian and Norwegian armoured vehicles and French, Lithuanian and Norwegian mechanised infantry engaging in attack and defensive manoeuvres in a forested training area around Pabrade, Lithuania.

Teaser

Soldiers from NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup Lithuania committed their forces to Exercise Iron Wolf II 20.

Transcript

1. (00:00) A GERMAN ARMY BOXER ARMOURED INFANTRY FIGHTING VEHICLE (IFV) DRIVES THROUGH DEEP SAND 2. (00:10) A NORWEGIAN ARMY LEOPARD 2 TANK DRIVING THROUGH THE FOREST 3. (00:27) A NORWEGIAN ARMY LEOPARD 2 ARMOURED RECOVERY VEHICLE (ARV) DRIVES THROUGH THE FOREST 4. (00:33) A LITHUANIAN ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER FIRING FROM TURRET WHILE MOVING THROUGH WOODLAND 5. (00:38) A FRENCH SOLDIER SCANS THE FOREST WITH BINOCULARS 6. (00:44) A LITHUANIAN SOLDIER FIRING BLANK ROUNDS FROM HIS ASSUALT RIFLE DURING AN ENGAGEMENT IN THE FOREST 7. (00:53) A LITHUANIAN SOLDIER FIRES BLANK ROUNDS FROM A GENERAL PURPOSE MACHINE GUN DURING AN ENGAGEMENT IN THE FOREST 8. (00:59) NORWEGIAN SOLDIERS ADVANCE FIRING THEIR WEAPONS DURING AN ENGAGEMENT IN THE FOREST 9. (01:03) VARIOUS SHOTS: A LITHUANIAN SOLDIER FIRES BLANK ROUNDS FROM A TRIPOD MOUNTED .50 CAL MACHINE GUN IN AN URBAN TRAINING AREA END

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Reference
NATO825948
Date filming
13 Nov 2020 12:00
Location
Pabrade
Country
Lithuania
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