Croatian, British soldiers hold joint exercise near Knin

A Croatian Army platoon and three platoons of the British Armed Forces held a demonstration as part of the military exercise "Sava Star 16" at a military range about ten kilometres from Knin on Monday.

Attending the exercise were Croatian Defence Minister Josip Buljevic, Croatian Army Chief-of-Staff Mirko Sundov, and British Ambassador Andrew Dalgleish.

This was the fourth consecutive year that the Croatian and British armies held a joint exercise. The previous three exercises were held at a military range near Slunj.

The purpose of the exercise was to train a land platoon in a multinational environment and provide support in the training of reserve land troops of the British army.

The Sava Star 16 exercise is being held from August 20 to September 3.

Last update: Wed, 31/08/2016 - 09:14

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