Alexander Shishlo. Upcoming in the fall in southern Europe NATO exercise Trident Juncture will be worked out with the struggle in social networks not only with a conditional enemy, but with a " real opponent ", said referring to the commander of NATO transformation General Jean-Paul Palomeros.
"The General explained that part of the training will be a social network with dummy opponents, but also, Perhaps, with the real ", - is informed in the report.
Broadcasting company quoting the words of General informs that coming from October 3 to November 6, maneuvers that will mostly be conducted in Italy, Spain and Portugal, are not connected with the crisis in Ukraine and the deterioration of relations between NATO and Russia.
The exercise scenario envisages the involvement of all components of modern warfare, including missile defense, countering cyber attacks, the actions in the "hybrid war" and conducting propaganda operations.
in Trident Juncture will participate more than 36 thousand soldiers from 30 countries, including NATO allies and 7 partner countries: Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Macedonia, Sweden, and Ukraine. Exercises are designed to demonstrate the capabilities of the joint task force high readiness NATO.