Exercise ‘Quick Response 2018’ that took place from 3-7 September, practiced EUFOR’s capability to call in parts of their reserve forces and engage them in an international exercise.
This annual international exercise involved EUFOR's Multinational Battalion, the elements of the reserve Forces from Austria, Bulgaria, Italy, Romania, the United Kingdom, the NATO Kosovo Force Tactical Reserve Battalion, including the Armed Forces of BiH and BiH Police Forces.
Day one of Exercise Quick Response 2018 saw training scenarios in the regions of Sarajevo International Airport, Pazaric and Camp Butmir.
Day two of Exercise Quick Response 2018 saw the exercise scenarios move to Mrkonjic Grad and Tuzla and concentrated on troop movements and cooperation with the Armed Forces of BiH and Law Enforcement agencies.
Day three of Exercise Quick Response 2018 saw the scenarios take place in Kalinovik and Brcko with the Turkish and Austrian Companies taking the lead.
Day four of Exercise Quick Response 2018 saw the end of the ‘Live’ phase of Exercise Quick Response 2018. The finale was held at Camp Butmir where COMEUFOR, Major General Martin Dorfer presided over a dynamic scenario and demonstration within the grounds of the camp.