• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1997-07-11
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides sattelite communications out of the Paldiski, Estonia base camp, during Baltic Challenge `97. This system is operated by 6th Communications Battalion, based out of New York City , New York. Baltic Challenge `97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO`s Partnership for Peace (PfP) ... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An AN-TSC 93B (Tactical Satellite Communication System) provides sattelite communications out of the Paldiski, Estonia base camp, during Baltic Challenge `97. This system is operated by 6th Communications Battalion, based out of New York City , New York. Baltic Challenge `97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO`s Partnership for Peace (PfP) initiative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the U.S.A., will participate in the second "in the spirit of PfP" land exercises conducted in the Baltic region. Co-Commanders for the exercise being held in Paldiski, Estonia are Colonel Oscar Mark, Estonian Defense Forces and Colonel D.L. Andrews, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. While Baltic Challenge `97 will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant U.S. Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed as well, to include the use of equipment from the Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB), and equipment being off-loaded from the Marine Corps Maritime Prepositioning Ships (MPS). (Duplicate image, see also DMSD0001260 or search 970711M8708Y003) Subject Operation/Series: BALTIC CHALLENGE '97 Base: Paldiski Country: Estonia (EST) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL E.J. Young Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted