Exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 was a large-scale NATO exercise.
Exercise Steadfast Defender 2021 was a large-scale NATO exercise, designed to ensure that NATO forces are trained, able to operate together and ready to respond to any threat from any direction. The exercise tested NATO’s ability to rapidly deploy large numbers of troops, equipment and supplies across the Atlantic and Europe. With over 9,000 participants from more than 20 NATO Allies and partners, Steadfast Defender 2021 reflects NATO’s resolve to deter and defend in the Euro-Atlantic area. It saw deployments across the Atlantic and throughout the European continent all the way to the Black Sea region. On land, the exercise took place in Portugal, Germany and Romania.
Footage includes shots of troops training throughout the exercise.
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AIR LAND SEA SPECIAL OPS FORCES OVER 9,000 PERSONNEL FROM MORE THAN 20 NATO ALLIES AND PARTNERS EXERCISE STEADFAST DEFENDER 2021 ENSURING NATO IS READY TO RESPOND TO ANY THREAT FROM ANY DIRECTION END