Boots on the ground is key to this operation.

The patrol helped the peacekeepers understand the problems and security concerns within local areas.

Their presence also helped to reassure the local population that the United Nations is here to help. Finally, it will deter any terrorist activity.

The Long-Range Reconnaissance…

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A stationary Challenger 2 tanks

Exercise Hedgehog is the largest multi-national NATO exercise ever held in the Baltic state of Estonia.

It involves around 15,000 troops from the Estonian Defence Force and from 10 NATO allies and partner countries.

The UK have contributed 700 troops formed into two battle groups : the Royal Welsh and…

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