Thousands to take partial in Nato's UK-led Joint Warrior

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Almost 60 aircraft will be concerned in Joint Warrior

More than 10,000 troops crew are to take partial in a vital UK-led Nato practice in Scotland.

Joint Warrior is hold twice a year, in open and autumn.

Starting on 30 March, a initial of this year’s exercises will engage 35 warships, 5 submarines and 59 aircraft.

The Clyde will be a entertainment indicate for many of a ships concerned and some of a aircraft will work from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray.

The practice involves live-firing training during ranges in a Highlands, including during Cape Wrath.

Last April’s entertainment of Joint Warrior saw a commission of Russian troops crew come to Scotland to observe one of Europe’s largest Nato exercises.

The revisit was in line with a UK’s obligations to a Vienna Document that aims to foster mutual trust and clarity among states sealed to it.

While not unusual, a revisit for Joint Warrior came amid suggestions of a new Cold War.

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