PRISTINA - KFOR conducted Exercise Silver Sabre 2017 – 2 in Camp Film City, Camp
Pomozatin and Camp Vrelo. Under the guidance of KFOR Deputy Commander,
Brigadier General János CSOMBÓK, all the actors involved achieved the aim to
improve mutual understanding regarding their roles, capabilities and capacities to
Exercise Silver Sabre is one of the most important training activities conducted and
led by KFOR bringing together, in a coordinated and synergetic way, the different
players, European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX), Kosovo Police
(KP), Kosovo Security Forces (KSF) and Kosovo Emergency Management Agency
The event is scheduled twice a year. It is focused on civil disturbance and
emergency disaster relief scenario operations on a Kosovo wide level, with particular
attention to Crowd and Riot control (CRC) training and fire fighting.
Silver Sabre 2017 – 2 was conducted in two phases. From 23 to 27 October, the
Table Top exercise took place, in Camp Film City, in order to train the commanders
and their staff in the command, control and coordination with the aim to improve the
interoperability in relation to the different layers of response. Track 2, the Field part,
was conducted from 30th October to 3rd November, at Camp Pomozatin and Camp
Vrelo. The main purpose was to train all units and establish a common
understanding in tactics, techniques and procedures.
In his closing address to the troops KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni
FUNGO, expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the results achieved.
"Together, with KSF, EULEX, KP and EMA, I thank you for your great show of
professionalism, dedication, trust and commitment. Today we saw solid
organisations working as a single force for all the people of Kosovo” he said.