Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise that serves as the validation for Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense unit currently undergoing at the Ukrainian-led Combat Training Center, under the advisement of allied and partner nations.
Exercise Rapid Trident 2018 will take place Sept. 3-15, 2018, at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center, Ukraine, involving approximately 2,270 personnel from 14 nations.
Rapid Trident is a culmination of multinational training exercises conducted annually that serves as the validation for Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense under the advisement of allied and partner nations.
Ukraine is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe.
Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world.
Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic.
Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014.Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.