Military service members of the Georgian Special Operations Forces (GSOF) are taking part in an annual exercise organized by the US Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR). Multinational exercise Trojan Footprint 21 is hosted by five countries. One unit of GSOF is attending the training in Romania, and others are being trained along with the US SOF military personnel, Georgia’s Defense Ministry reports.
In the Trojan Footprint framework, the Georgian and US soldiers carried out quick response operations and were trained in ambush, raid, and sustainment components. They successfully raided a building and neutralized the enemy. Georgian SOF soldiers received a positive evaluation from US instructors.
GSOF is taking part in the multinational exercise Trojan Footprint for the first time. The exercise provides an opportunity to enhance interoperability between the participating nations, share experience, and increase combat readiness. Trojan Footprint started on May 3 and will end on May 14. Ten allies and partners (USA, Georgia, Bulgaria, Germany, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Spain, Ukraine, UK) are participating in the exercise hosted by five nations.