2e REI + 1er REG: Mission Lynx in Estonia

Detachments from the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) and 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) were sent to Estonia to participate in Mission Lynx.

The 2e REI legionnaires have been in Estonia since the 1st August, while the legionnaires from 4th Company, 1er REG are being sent to this country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe at the moment. The detachments will be based at the camp of Tapa in eastern Estonia to replace French Marines having already spent four months there. Tapa is the garrison town for Estonia multinational battalion battle group under the British leadership.

Mission Lynx is a part of NATO’s Baltic Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP) to protect and reassure NATO’s member state of its security. In Estonia, the French will be replaced by Denish troops in 2018.

2e REI: Mission Lynx in Estonia 2017
2e REI legionnaires arriving in Estonia (August 1, 2017)

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