Cold Response is the name given to Norwegian exercises with invited Partnership for Peace countries held in northern Norway. It’s a national Norwegian exercise with all NATO states invited to participate.
Several of the operations were along the coast in the borders between sea and land, and together with roads and populated areas. Surveillance, patrols, road control posts, vehicle inspection, control of air space, minesweeping, evacuation of civilians, and riot control were important part of the exercise. Being a winter exercise, it puts an extra challenge in doing all this under harsh weather conditions.
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