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Estonian Defense Forces train during Spring Storm [video]

News Вихула, Estonia - 06 May 2012

Estonia's Defense Force held their air defense training on May 6, 2012 in West-Viru County on the Rutja Shore. It is Estonia's largest military exercise, named "Kevadtorm" or "Spring storm."

From May 3 to 11, exercises will take place and be extended to Ida-Viru County. Kevadtorm 2012 will end on May 19 with a final muster.

The Scouts Battalion, with a Latvian infantry company and a Lithuanian intelligence unit act, as the enemy.

This year, the storm was attended by more than 4,000 members of the Defense Forces, conscripts, Defense Leaguers, reservists, and officials, with Northeastern Defense District units dealing with the harshest parts of the military training.

The Estonian forces will participate in three different parts of their training: maneuvering, cooperative training, and battle task training.

See photos of Spring Storm 2012 on Citizenside.com.



Our contributor wrote:
Estonian Defense Forces held the training of air defense battalion on May 6, 2012 in West-Viru County's Rutja shore of Estonia due to the largest military exercise "Spring Storm 2012". Soldiers were fired at airborne targets.

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