Soldiers of the Georgia Army National Guard’s Company H, 121st Infantry (Airborne) Long Range Surveillance Unit conducted an Airborne Insertion with British 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment as part of Exercise Noble Partner 2017.
The US Army Europe-led exercise hosted at the Vaziani and Camp Norio training areas in Georgia.
Noble Partner 17 is supporting the training and eventual certification of Georgia’s second light infantry company contribution to the NATO Response Force (NRF) for 2017.
Although Georgia is not a member of NATO it voluntarily contributes to the NRF.
Some 800 Georgian and 1600 US troops are taking part in the Noble Partner 2017 drills - the largest ever in the Caucasus nation since it fought a brief war with Russia in 2008.