US Army Europe’s 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (10th AAMDC) travelled from Kaiserslautern, Germany to Jurmalciems, Latvia to participate in exercise Tobruq Arrows 2020 from June 5-15.
During the exercise, US air defence assets conducted an Avenger Air Defense System live-fire exercise, shooting down drone targets off the Latvian coast. The US soldiers exercised with units from NATO Allies Latvia and Lithuania. All COVID-19 precautionary measures were taken.
Tobruq Arrows is a Latvian-led, multinational short-range air defence exercise intended to enhance interoperability among NATO forces and increase readiness through the integration of land component air missile defence capabilities.