Artemis Strike 2017 Exercise Concludes in CreteNovember 14, 2017
Department of Defense:
CHANIA, Greece, Nov. 13, 2017 — More than 200 U.S. soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in Artemis Strike 2017, a German-led multinational tactical live-fire exercise held Nov. 2-9 at the NATO Missile Firing Installation here.
Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment worked with more than 650 German airmen from the Surface Air and Missile Defense Wing 1 to create an integrated air and missile defense system construct as part of a NATO tactical evaluation.
Army Col. David Shank, commander of the 10th AAMDC, said this year’s exercise gave soldiers a chance to work with partners and allies in an environment that replicates real world conditions.