Soldiers take on freezing Baltics for NATO winter combat exercise

Hundreds of soldiers have been undergoing intense training in temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius in Estonia, as part of the ongoing NATO presence across the Baltics and Poland, the British amy reports on its website. During the two weeks of Exercise Winter Camp, the 5 Rifles-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup has trained in deep snow and freezing conditions on the Central Training Area near its base in Tapa.

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The British infantry companies of 5 Rifles honed their fighting skills in dense snowy forestry with a combination of dismounted close combat live and blank fire tactical training.(Picture source: UK MoD)

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