Northern Viper 2020: Overview

By 3rd Marine Division

U.S. Marines across III Marine Expeditionary Force, and members of 5th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, conduct exercise Northern Viper 2020 at Hokudaien and Yausubetsu Training Areas, Hokkaido, Japan, Jan. 26 to Feb. 8, 2020.

Northern Viper is a regularly scheduled training exercise that is designed to enhance the interoperability of the U.S. and Japan Alliance by allowing Marine Air-Ground Task Forces from III Marine Expeditionary Force to maintain their lethality and proficiency in MAGTF Combined Arms Operations in cold weather environments.



Video by Cpl. Josue Marquez

3rd Marine Division