After seven days of intensive training, Crystal Eagle 13 exercise held in German Wildflecken came to an end. Conducted by Multinational Corps Northeast (MNC NE) from 19 to 25 April, the exercise enabled 1,400 participants from as many as 21 nations to virtually move to Afghanistan and face numerous challenges. „I’ve seen teams that were [...]
German soldiers of 1st Armoured Division train during the exercise.
Polish soldiers of 10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, together with soldiers of partnering units train during Crystal Eagle 13.
Almost 50 honourable guests arrived in Wildflecken on 23 April 2013 to see Crystal Eagle 13 – the people, set-up and the atmosphere. Honourable visitors representing 14 nations and various partnering organisations were warmly welcomed by the Commander of the Multinational Corps Northeast Major General Bogusław Samol, his Deputy Brigadier General Morten Danielsson and Chief [...]
Croatians, Czechs, Poles and Slovaks from Multinational Military Police Battalion.
Soldiers of 4th Austrian Mechanized Infantry Brigade are training during Crystal Eagle 13.
Lieutenant General Reinhard Kammerer, Commander Operations and Deputy Chief of Staff, Army, arrived at the Army Warfighting Simulation Centre in Wildflecken to get an overview of the Crystal Eagle 13 exercise and to see German service members in action. 1st German Armoured Division is the primary training audience during the ongoing Crystal Eagle 13 exercise. [...]
Lieutenant General Frederick B. „Ben” Hodges, Commander of the Allied Land Command in Izmir, visited Crystal Eagle 13 exercise site to observe the exercise play, learn about objectives and, most of all, to talk to exercise participants. “I was impressed with the positive attitude of every officer, every sergeant, every soldier and every civilian that [...]
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence Battalion from Slovenia is one of the training units during the Crystal Eagle 13 exercise. Photo gallery
Today, on 19 April 2013, 08:00 sharp, Crystal Eagle 13 exercise moved to the main phase announced by STARTEX (Start of the Exercise). For the next couple of days, all exercise participants will have a very busy time to either provide training opportunities or respond to training challenges. MNC NE staff arrived at the Army [...]