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Scouts Battalion Continues Afghan Training In Latvia

April 16 2012


Elements of Estonia's Scouts Battalion have been training in Latvia before deploying to Afghanistan in May, reports Estonian Public Radio.

The Gungnir drills held at the Adazi training area covered improvised explosive devices and tactics as well as live-fire components, said Estonian officers.

Brig. Gen. Riho Terras, the defense chief, observed the drills last week. Terras also met with his Latvian counterpart, Maj. Gen. Raimonds Graube; the commander of the next Estonian...

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