They will be called should the situation in the Balkans escalate.


The ORF, or ”Operational Reserve Force“, consists of soldiers on call in their home countries. They can be ready for deployment in Kosovo within seven days.

During the “Silver Sabre“ multinational NATO training exercise, cooperation between the KFOR nations and EULEX is put to the test.

The Americans play the role of a violent crowd that has to be pushed back over several hours.

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Featured Image – Soldiers of the German KFOR contingent practice riot control versus a violent crowd of people at Camp Nothing Hill – Bundeswehr

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