Watch: US forces land on Ventspils beach

US marines have landed military vehicles on Ventspils beach, according to the National Allied Forces.

US marines and combat vehicles arrived for the Saber Strike exercises to be held in June.

A video posted on the Twitter feed of Latvia's National Allied Forces shows a landing ship releasing a tracked vehicle onto the shore.

There is no further info over the tech to be landed and why 

The Saber Strike military exercises lead by the US Army in Europe will take place June 3-15 in Latvia. The large-scale NATO military exercises will see 2,200 allied personnel from Latvia, the US, Lithuania, Italy, Slovakia, the United Kingdom, Norway and Poland training in Latvia in Baltic battlefield conditions.

The National Allied Forces remind everyone that an increased presence of military vehicles and aircraft is to be expected during the exercises.

Another video shows some of the preparations for the amphibious landing.

 

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