NATO Liaison Office Skopje attended the exercise Macedonian Flash 10
On 11 April 2014, Chief NLO, Colonel Aleksandar Aleksandrov, and NAT advisors attended the Distinguished Visitors Day of the ARM "Macedonian Flash-10” exercise held at the Krivolak training filed and the Pepelishte training centre.
In the course of the exercise, based on peace support operation scenario, official NATO representatives conducted NATO Level 2 evaluation of an ARM medium infantry battalion battle group and the Role 2 Light Manoeuvre (2LM) Medical Treatment Facility. The initial assessment being positive, it is expected that these two of the pool of declared units will in May get three year valid certificate as being combat ready for participation in NATO-led operations.
The Minister of Defence and the Chief of the General Staff, as well as the Deputy Minister and Deputy CGS, the MOD State Secretary and accredited defence attachés also attended the DVD.