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Defender Europe 2021 exercise in Poček

Prime Minister Janez Janša and Defence Minister Matej Tonin visited the main training grounds of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) in Poček to take a look at the Slovenian part of the ongoing all-European military exercise Defender Europe 2021.

Joining Janez Janša and Matej Tonin in reviewing the exercise led by the US forces was NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tod D. Wolters. In Slovenia, the exercise is commanded by Major General Miha Škerbinc, the force commander of the SAF, and features around 2,000 SAF members, and around 600 members of the allied and partner armed forces.


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