US, Swedish marines hone tactics in the Baltic Sea



By U.S. European Command Public Affairs United States European Command Sweden Sep 12, 2023
View Gallery
fallback
Gallery contains 3 images

U.S. Marines from Marine Rotational Force – Europe, alongside Sweden’s 1st Marine Regiment, executed Archipelago Endeavor, an annual exercise held in Sweden. from Sept. 8-18. The 2023 iteration involved nearly 300 Marines from Sweden and the U.S. to train on offensive and defensive operations and amphibious vessel-borne raids and patrols in the Swedish Archipelago.

Archipelago Endeavor exercises are designed to increase interoperability and enhance strategic and tactical cooperation between Swedish and U.S. Marines. The long-planned engagements are used to hone U.S., Ally and partner abilities to undertake large-scale military operations under challenging conditions, and reaffirm our commitment to enhancing readiness, capability and flexibility in response to changing security environments.

The exercise furthers NATO Allies and partner maritime powers' ability to deploy anytime, anywhere. Archipelago Endeavor is an example of this and promotes peace and security through cooperation, collaboration and interoperability in the Baltic Sea region. 

More in Media Room
U.S. bombers arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force 24-2
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived in Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for Bomber Task Force 24-2, Feb. 23, 2024.
Read more
USEUCOM, Bosnia and Herzegovina leaders hold strategic-level defense discussions
In late 2021, USEUCOM, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, expanded its support to the country through its European Recapitalization Incentive Program to help with the force’s defense modernization.
Read more
U.S. forces to flex mettle with Allies, partners during global exercise
LSGE 24 is comprised of multiple exercises designed to strengthen agility and interoperability with Allies and partners. The LSGE 24 series will incorporate nearly 30 wide-ranging exercises and military activities with discrete objectives.
Read more
More in Media Room
U.S. bombers arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force 24-2
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived in Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for Bomber Task Force 24-2, Feb. 23, 2024.
Read more
USEUCOM, Bosnia and Herzegovina leaders hold strategic-level defense discussions
In late 2021, USEUCOM, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, expanded its support to the country through its European Recapitalization Incentive Program to help with the force’s defense modernization.
Read more
U.S. forces to flex mettle with Allies, partners during global exercise
LSGE 24 is comprised of multiple exercises designed to strengthen agility and interoperability with Allies and partners. The LSGE 24 series will incorporate nearly 30 wide-ranging exercises and military activities with discrete objectives.
Read more
More in Media Room
U.S. bombers arrive in Sweden for Bomber Task Force 24-2
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, arrived in Luleå-Kallax Air Base, Sweden, for Bomber Task Force 24-2, Feb. 23, 2024.
Read more
USEUCOM, Bosnia and Herzegovina leaders hold strategic-level defense discussions
In late 2021, USEUCOM, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, expanded its support to the country through its European Recapitalization Incentive Program to help with the force’s defense modernization.
Read more
U.S. forces to flex mettle with Allies, partners during global exercise
LSGE 24 is comprised of multiple exercises designed to strengthen agility and interoperability with Allies and partners. The LSGE 24 series will incorporate nearly 30 wide-ranging exercises and military activities with discrete objectives.
Read more