The International Peacekeeping Security Center in Ukraine has opened a new state of the art facility during Rapid Trident 2017 to improve its training abilities.
Rapid Trident 17 will provide participating nations with the opportunity to improve theater security cooperation within Eastern Europe, enhance interoperability amongst NATO member nations and partners, and to combine capabilities to operate in joint, multinational and integrated security operations.
Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise that serves as the validation for Ukraine's Ministry of Defense unit currently undergoing at the Ukrainian-led Combat Training Center, under the advisement of allied and partner nations. This year's exercise will take place Sept. 8-23, 2017, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine.
Rapid Trident 17 involves approximately 1,800 personnel from 14 nations, including Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Italy, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.