OLYMPIC COOPERATION 21 | Exercise within the framework of MDCA
Defence Redefined
Published on 09/11/2021 at 14:15

According to an announcement by the Hellenic Army General Staff, from November 6-16, an exercise will be held in Xanthi with the participation of American and Greek tanks. 

The exercise is part of the updated Mutual Defence Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) of Greece and the USA and the international collaborations with friendly and allied countries planned by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA). “OLYMPIC COOPERATION-21” was held in Petrochori, Xanthi, with the participation of units of the XXV Armored Brigade “2nd Cavalry Regiment – Ephesus” and American forces of the 1st Battalion/16th Infantry Regiment/1st Infantry Division.

The exercise “OLYMPIC COOPERATION -21”, which is carried out in the Exercise Field – Shooting Range of Petrochori, Xanthi, is a dual action tactical exercise with the aim of maintaining and further developing the cooperation and strong ties between the Greek and American Armed Forces. It also aims to increase the interoperability and the capacity of the participants in the design, organisation and execution of Combined Arms operations.

Source: Hellenic Army General Staff

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