Georgia, Ukraine, the US and the UK took part in the latest stage of the 2018 Noble Partner multinational defence exercises in the Vaziani military base in Georgia on Thursday. The US army's Colonel Tony Fournier talked through the day's training, and commended the teams for their cooperation. «We're looking at four countries operating together. One of our keywords here is inter-operability and... Еще you've just witnessed a great example of it», he said. More than 3,000 service personnel from 13 countries, including the USA and Germany, are due to take part in the joint war games. The drills involve staff-level work and field exercises, and will train participants in live fire, manoeuvring and combat support elements in both defencive and offencive operations. The drills run until August 15.