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Belgian troops training in Lithuania

22 Mar 2021 12:48

Synopsis

Over 100 Belgian soldiers are deployed at NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in Lithuania. Some have been taking part in live-fire training, trench clearing and close quarter battle (CQB) training, which involves weapons firing at close range. This footage shows infantry soldiers from the First Carabiniers Prins Boudewijn - Grenadiers of the Land Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. This is one of the units deployed with the Belgian troops who arrived in January 2021 and will stay for six months. All soldiers were operating within a self-contained bubble in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines for the NATO eFP Battlegroup.

Teaser

Clearing trenches and storming buildings, it’s all part of the training soldiers from Belgium recently undertook at NATO’s eFP Battlegroup in Lithuania.

Transcript

1. (00:00) CLOSE UP - BELGIAN INFANTRY DISCUSSING TACTICS DURING LIVE-FIRE EXERCISE 2. (00:06) CLOSE UP – BACK FROM A SOLDIER WITH BELGIUM FLAG 3. (00:12) CLOSE UP - BELGIAN INFANTRY SOLDIER FIRING WEAPON THEN RUNNING 4. (00:20) VARIOUS SHOTS - BELGIAN INFANTRY SQUAD MOVING A .50 CAL MACHINE GUN INTO POSITION 5. (00:33) SLOW MOTION SHOTS - BELGIAN INFANTRY SQUAD MOVING A .50 CAL MACHINE GUN INTO POSITION 6. (00:44) VARIOUS SHOTS - .50 CAL MACHINE GUN FIRING 7. (00:47) SLOW MOTION SHOTS - .50 CAL MACHINE GUN FIRING 8. (00:54) VARIOUS SHOTS - .50 CAL MACHINE GUN FIRING 9. (00:58) SLOW MOTION SHOTS - .50 CAL MACHINE GUN FIRING 10. (01:09) VARIOUS SHOTS - BELGIAN INFANTRY MOVING THROUGH TRENCHES 11. (01:42) VARIOUS SHOTS - BELGIAN INFANTRY PERFORMING CLOSE QUARTER BATTLE IN A BUILDING END

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Reference
NATO832296
Country
Lithuania
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