On February 26, 2021, the Commander of the Operations Command, Major General Pavle Arsoski participated in the online Forum for Strategic Communications for the “Defender 21” exercise.
The forum was attended by NATO Land Forces Commanders and Partnership for Peace (PfP) countries who discussed the strategic topics and messages related to the collective participation in the Defender 21 exercise.
General Arsoski expressed the level of preparations for the exercise “Defender Europe 21”, under whose umbrella as a national exercise enters the exercise “Decisive Strike 21” which will be held in the Republic of Northern Macedonia.
The forum was organized by the Commander of the US Army for Europe and Africa, General Christopher Cavoli.
Defender Europe 21 consists of Swift Response 21 (SR21), Immediate Response 21 (IR21), Saber Guardian 21 (SG21), and Defender 21 (D21) CPX exercises, supported by United States Command for Europe (USEUCOM).