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UK Armour On SPRING STORM 2019

British Army Challenger tanks engaged in simulated combat scenarios, including tactical manoeuvres and laying smokescreens, during exercise SPRING STORM 2019 in Estonia.


UK Army Challenger 2 tanks recently took part in SPRING STORM / KEVADTORM 2019, Estonia’s largest annual military exercise, involving more than 9,000 troops from 16 NATO and partner nations. The majority of participants were from Estonia’s conscript and reserve units. British attack helicopters were also deployed to the country to take part. The exercise, in and around Estonia’s north-eastern town of Jõhvi, ran from 29 April to 10 May.

The accompanying NATO Multimedia footage includes shots of British Army Challenger 2 main battle tanks plus soundbites from Mark Lancaster, UK Minister of State for the Armed Forces who is also a Colonel in the Army Reserve, and Lieutenant Colonel Angus Tilney, Commander of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup Estonia.

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