The multinational Exercise Silver Sabre-2 was executed from November 21 -26 at Camp Film City, Camp Vrelo and Camp Pomazatin with the joint Forces of: NATO Kosovo Force (KFOR), the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX), Kosovo Police (KP) and the Kosovo Security Forces (KSF).
Brigadier General Bernd Thran, Deputy Head of EULEX (center) attedning the Silver Sabre-2 Exercise. November 28, 2016 © EULEX
The Exercise is in a series led by KFOR, aimed to assess and upgrade the operational readiness and to enhance the coordinated efforts between KFOR, EULEX, KP, KSF in Kosovo.
Briefed by KFOR Public Affairs, additional elements that have been part of the exercise were:
- KP, in the Crowd Riot Control (CRC) role as a first responder;
- EULEX, in the CRC role as a second responder;
- KSF, in the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence (CBRN) role according to their mission, response operations in Kosovo and abroad in Civil Protection Operations, Natural Disaster and other emergencies. © KFOR November 21, 2016
Additional: Operation Silver Sabre shows full force of multinational capabilities,US Army Europe 2015 Sources: KFOR Public Affairs/EULEX/US Army Europe