First Phase of UK Baltic Deployment Complete

June 4, 2019 – An action-packed commando raid on the west coast of Denmark brought the first stage of the UK’s Baltic deployment to a close. British Royal Marines and their Dutch counterparts waged a battle around the towns of Esbjerg and Varde in western Denmark, taking on Danish troops. The focus of the first phase of the deployment – Danex, or Danish Exercise – was meshing the different amphibious, naval, ground and air forces together in the western Baltic and eastern North Sea so they could work as one,…

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