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Northern Challenge 19

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The exercise NORTHERN CHALLENGE is a Multi-National Bomb Disposal Exercise at the top of Europe, which takes place at the Icelandic Coast Guard facility in Keflavik, Iceland. This year the exercise is scheduled in the period from the 8th of September to the 20th of September 2019. The purpose of Northern Challenge is to train response to real-life terrorist incidents involving improvised and military explosive devices, similar to those that have occurred in recent NATO missions. Harbor security and facility protection are factors that will be incorporated into this year´s edition of Northern Challenge. As the terrorist threat evolves and changes so, will the exercise try to foresee and challenge the participants in future IED problems around the globe. The initial planning conference (IPC) was conducted from 04 to 07 of March 2019. During the conference there have been discussed the organizational aspects needed for carrying out the exercise. The main planning conference will take place from 18 June to 21 June 2019

 

 


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