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HUNTER 22 ~ UK and Lithuanian Anti-Tank Live-Fire

UK troops train on NATO’s eastern flank with state-of-the-art Javelin and NLAW anti-tank weapons systems [© NATO Multimedia]

UK eFP and Lithuanian troops have conducted anti-tank live-fire training on the ranges at Pabradė during Exercise HUNTER 22.

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About 40 soldiers from the British Army took part in Exercise HUNTER 22 in Lithuania, using state-of-the-art Javelin and NLAW anti-tank weapons systems alongside their Lithuanian allies. This was a pre-planned bilateral exercise focusing on shared anti-tank capabilities.

[© NATO Multimedia]

The soldiers from Black Horse Troop, the UK contribution to the US-led NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in Poland, is formed from B Squadron The Royal Dragoon Guards. Black Horse Troop are equipped with Jackal and Coyote vehicles as well as NLAW and Javelin anti-tank weapons. These two anti-tank systems have been employed by the British Army for a number of years and are a significant force multiplier for lightly armoured troops.

This NATO Multimedia footage, shot on Tuesday 8th and released today, includes footage of UK troops operating the Javelin and NLAW weapons systems alongside the Lithuanian Army and an interview with the Commander of Black Horse Troop, Major Will Roome, Royal Dragoon Guards.

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