"Albanian Lion 2016" - Albanian-British military exercise to be held in September

"Albanian Lion 2016" - Albanian-British military exercise to be held in September

 Albania and Britain are preparing to organize in Albanian territory a joint exercise "Albanian Lion 2016", Albanian military source said in a statement.

This is the fifth year in a row that such an exercise is held and will take place from September 17 to October 8, 2016. The exercise will be attended by about 1,500 British troops and 250 troops of Albanian Armed Forces. 

The exercise aims to implement non-combat evacuation operations by sea and air, including landing warships, helicopters and special operations forces on the ground. In this exersicese will be engaged 4 warships, 1 helicopter, a frigate and two landing boats, three military aircrafts HAWK Jets and 10 helicopters that will perform during 24 hours in specified training regions, including an extended geographic area, including Karaburun Peninsula and Sazan Island, the base of Porto Palermo, Rinas and Kuçovë Air Base, Biza, Cape of Pali, Zall-Herr, etc.

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