U.S. and Swedish Marines Conduct Maritime Exercise in Stockholm Archipelago

The third iteration of Exercise Archipelago Endeavor, a bilateral, infantry and maneuver-centric exercise, continues Sept. 20 on Naval Base Berga in Sweden providing the venue to work side-by-side with partners enhancing the ability to work together in real-world operations.

The exercise focuses on the exchange of knowledge between U.S. and Swedish Marine units in the Stockholm Archipelago. U.S. Marines and Sailors from the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6), 2d Marine Division (2d MARDIV) are conducting the exercise alongside Swedish Marines from the 204th Rifle Company, 2nd Marine Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment.

Since the beginning of Archipelago Endeavor 2021, Marines from both nations have honed skills and processes associated with mission planning, sniper tradecraft, machine gun tactics, patrolling, amphibious raid tactics utilizing the combat boat 90 (CB-90), the employment of unmanned aerial surveillance systems….