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Thailand’s shaved Cobra Gold exercises will be held from February 22 to March 4


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This year’s military exercise ‘Cobra Gold’ will be held between February 22 and March 4 and will be scaled down slightly due to the Covid19 pandemic, according to a Thai military source.

The source, who asked not to be identified, said that despite it being a “tough year,” the region’s largest annual military exercise involving the US and its allies and friends will be limited and fewer military personnel. will involve more than originally planned.

The annual exercise alternates between “light” and “hard” years, with varying numbers of troops and programs of activities.

This timeless than 2,000 international troops will participate. Last year only 600 from the US took part. In normal years, more than 10,000 troops participate in the exercise. There will be no live fire demonstrations, amphibious landings or attacks.

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