For many nations, a 2 week exercise in Western Ukraine is a good chance to test capabilities. For the Ukrainians, it is a much needed opportunity to hone battlefield tactics that may be put into effect.
Operation Rapid Trident was combined with operation Saber Guardian this year at the Partnership for Peace military training ground in Yovoriv, Western Ukraine, bringing together at total of 18 nations with over 1,800 soldiers. Days of individual training events culminated in a large scale 2 day exercise pitting various nations against each other in a large scale simulated war game. Interviews from various nations involved, including Ukrainians, US and Lithuanians as well as footage of the exercises.