Georgian, US troops run joint Bagram drills in Afghan peacekeeping mission

Troops from the Georgian battalion and USMC contingent pictured during the nighttime drill. Photo via Ministry of Defence of Georgia press office., 19 Dec 2019 - 18:47, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian peacekeeping troops involved in NATO's Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan ran a drill at the major Bagram Air Base along with their United States counterparts.

The Ministry of Defence of Georgia released news of the conducted exercise on Thursday, with the photos showing nighttime action at the large base involving armoured vehicles and infantry.

The unit, 12th Infantry Battalion of the 1st Infantry Brigade, took part in a scenario developed by Georgian and US planners and featuring an OPFOR - a notional hostile force simulated by select troops.