ARMENIA TO HOST COMBINED BOW/SPEARHEAD-08 WAR GAMES
NATO said lately it will conduct Joint Bow/Spearhead-08 war games
in Armenia from September 29 to October 21 within the frameworks of
Partnership for Peace (PfP) program. Seyran Shahsuvarian, a spokesman
for Armenian Defense Ministry, told Armenpress that the goal of the
games is to improve interaction between NATO and other countries,
which cooperate with it under different programs.
The games will involve about 1,100 servicemen from 21 countries,
of which 7 will be NATO members, 12 will be PfP members and others
will be members of the Istanbul Cooperation Imitative and from the
United Arab Emirates.
The games will be steered by Major-General Roland Kater from the
Federal Land Component of the Heidelberg Central Headquarters.