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Monday, February 22, 2016

‘Juniper Cobra 16’ military exercise begins

The joint exercise between the IDF and the United States European Command (US EUCOM) began Sunday in order to improve cooperation and coordination between the armies and improve their competence ballistic missile defense.

The ‘Juniper Cobra’ exercise is being held for the eighth time since its initiation in 2001, and is conducted once every two years. More than 1,700 US service members, civilians and contractors will participate together with the IDF in addressing computer simulated challenges.

During the exercise, considerable numbers of security forces will move across the country. (READ MORE)