NATO Troops Disembark for Major Exercise in Poland

May 18, 2016 12:48 PM

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A NATO commander says hundreds of items of equipment are being disembarked in a Polish port as part of a major test of a new rapid-reaction force's capability to quickly relocate wherever the alliance faces a threat.

Some 500 items and hundreds of troops arrived in Szczecin by ship from Spain and will travel to a western test range in Zagan, where they will be joined by more equipment and troops from Britain, Albania and Poland for the "Brilliant Jump" exercise that runs until May 27.

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