Cold Response,

The Norwegian Armed Forces will conduct exercise Cold Response together with allied and partner nations in March 2020. […]

Activities related to the exercise will take place from the 2nd to the 18th of March. The field exercise will take place from the 12th to the 18th of March. Already in January there will be visible military activity in some parts of the country, as some of the allied participants arrive in Norway to prepare themselves for the exercise.[…]

The main aim of the exercise is to secure the Norwegian Armed Forces and allies’ ability to conduct multinational joint exercises with a high-intensity combat scenario in demanding winter conditions. Another important aspect of the exercise is to train the large amphibious capacities. This means practicing how to master the transition between the coast and the shore by, for example, practicing attacking a target on land from ships with the assistance from amphibious assault ships and helicopters. […]

from the United States, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Belgium, Denmark, Latvia, Finland and Sweden as well as Norwegian forces are participating in the exercise. Läs artikel