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EAGLE SOKOL 21 ~ US Airborne and Slovenian Armed Forces

[1] US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, react to a simulated attack during EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia, 17 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]

EAGLE SOKOL is a bilateral 173rd Airborne Brigade training exercise with the Slovenian Armed Forces held on Pocek Range in Slovenia.

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Exercise EAGLE SOKOL, held this year during the first half of March under COVID-19 prevention conditions, is a bilateral training exercise with the Slovenian Armed Forces focused on the rapid deployment and assembly of forces and on team cohesion with weapon systems tactics and procedures. Exercises such as this build a foundation of teamwork and readiness between NATO allies.

[2] US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company move toward an objective during a simulated attack as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21, 17 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]

The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the US Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the US European, Africa or Central Commands’ areas of responsibility. In this first video, US Army 1st Lt. Kirkpatrick Workman, a Paratrooper assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, talks about mortar training as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia, 10th March 2021.

US Army videos by Davide Dalla Massara – see foot of page for more.

In the second video, underneath the image gallery caption list, US Army Paratroopers assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and Slovenian Armed Forces are seen conducting a live-fire phase of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia, on 15th March 2021.

Caption list:

  1. US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, react to a simulated attack during EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, Slovenia, 17 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  2. US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company move toward an objective during a simulated attack as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21, 17 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  3. US Army Specialist, left, and Sergeant Paratroopers assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment engage targets with M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Bac Range in Postonja, 09 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  4. US Army Specialist Paratroopers assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment engage targets with M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range in Postonja, 11 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  5. US Army Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, react to a simulated attack during a defensive exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 18 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  6. US Army Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, fire an M252 81mm mortar during a live-fire exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 18 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  7. US Army Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, fire an M120 120 mm mortar system during a live-fire exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 10 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  8. US Army Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, fire an M120 120 mm mortar system during a live-fire exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 16 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  9. US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company conduct training with the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) while utilising the M2 machine gun during a live-fire exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 10 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  10. US Army Paratrooper assigned to Dog Company fires a Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) missile system from a Hum-vee as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 16 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  11. US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company move toward an objective during a live-fire exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 10 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
  12. US Army Paratroopers assigned to Dog Company,1st Battalion, move toward an objective during a live-fire exercise as part of EAGLE SOKOL 21 at Pocek Range, 10 March 2021 [US Army: Paolo Bovo]
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