The Austrian Army is two years old and held it's first manoeuvers, the first big quality test of recruits, corporals and officers.
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Background: The Austrian Army is two years old and held it's first manoeuvers, the first big quality test of recruits, corporals and officers. The federal president, Dr. Adolf Scharf, is personally present, as well as the military attaches. The manoeuvres aim to show that even under hard enemy attack an orderly retract across the Danube is possible. To judge after the experts views - this aim has been completely reached.
After the manoeuvres 10,000 soldiers and 1,000 vehicles parade in front of the federal president through the main street of Linz. Upper Austria's capital.