Exercise TRIDENT JUNCTURE 2018 (Ex TRJE) is the largest in a series of long-planned exercises to ensure that NATO forces are trained, able to operate together and ready to respond to any threat, from any direction.
Over 30 nations, involving 40,000 personnel are taking part. NATO exercises demonstrate and develop the extensive military capabilities that NATO Allies need to protect our people and keep our Nations safe.
Ex TRJE consists of 4 elements:
- Deployment & Redeployment - the British Army will move 1600 soldiers and over 1000 vehicles and equipment over 2500km by road, rail, sea and air from the UK across Northern Europe and into Norway (1-14 Oct)
- NATO alliance and international training (24-28 Oct)
- Main exercise (LIVEX) (31 Oct-7 Nov)
- Command post exercise (CPX) (14-23 Nov)
The British Army’s 4th Infantry Brigade HQ will deploy to command UK Reconnaissance, Infantry and Combat and Logistic Support units alongside a Danish battlegroup and a Polish Mechanised Infantry company.