49 NATO vessels, 5,600 troops gear up for major US-led drills in Baltics

49 NATO vessels, 5,600 troops gear up for major US-led drills in Baltics

Around 50 vessels from 17 countries, involving overall 5,600 troops, will be taking part in US-led exercise BALTOPS in the Baltic Sea starting June 5. In 15 days, NATO allies will show their eagerness and ability to protect the region.

Featuring anti-submarine warfare, air defense, interception of suspect vessels and amphibious landings, the annual BALTOPS will run through June 20.

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