Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
March 28, 2023

Video: How to survive in the winter wilderness with NATO’s battlegroup Estonia

…UK troops that make up part of NATO’s multinational battlegroup in Estonia – with the United Kingdom as framework nation – train for on the Cold Weather Operator’s Course….

This NATO battlegroup also includes contributions from other NATO Allies, including Denmark, France and Iceland. As part of the course, the soldiers must spend two nights in the Estonian forest….The course helps the soldiers adjust to different climates and terrains and makes sure they’re ready to operate in cold winter conditions.