Various shots of Netherlands Cougar helicopter flying from Amphibious ship Johan de Witt in Norwegian waters.
The cougar performs reconnaissance tasks and is there to support the Dutch royal marines. NATO and Norway are preparing for one of the largest military exercises ever held in the country.
During October and November, around 50,000 participants from all over NATO and its partners will be coming to Norway for exercise Trident Juncture 2018. The exercise will test the whole military chain – from troop training at the tactical level, to command over large forces.
It will train the troops of the NATO Response Force and forces from other allies and partners, ensuring they can work seamlessly together.