Northern Viking

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Northern Viking is an annual NATO exercise held in Iceland. The exercises were held biannually until 2006 when the frequency was increased. The purpose of the exercise is to test the capabilities of Iceland and her NATO allies, as well as increase the readiness of the forces involved and their inter-operability.

Northern Viking 2008[edit]

Northern Viking 2008 was held by the Icelandic Defence Agency and the United States European Command (EUCOM). More than 400 foreign troops were deployed to Icelandic Bases with aircraft and a Danish warship.

Participants[edit]

Operations[edit]

The exercise consisted of an air defence exercise and a maritime defence exercise.

Air defence exercise[edit]

Maritime defence exercise[edit]

Northern Viking 2007[edit]

Northern Viking 2007 was held by the Icelandic MFA Office of Defence and the United States European Command (EUCOM). More than 240 foreign troops were deployed to Icelandic Bases with aircraft and a Danish warship.

Participants[edit]

Operations[edit]

The exercise consisted of an air defence exercise and an anti-terrorist exercise.

Air defence exercise[edit]

Anti-terrorist exercise[edit]

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