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NATO pilot training Credit: ITV News Border

More than 3,000 troops are taking part in "Operation Joint Warrior" in and around Galloway Forest in Dumfriesshire.

A group of British and French paratroopers are also carrying out a parachute drop near to the Braid Fell area.

Foot soldiers on patrol Credit: ITV News Border
A military helicopter swooping over the hill Credit: ITV News Border
Capturing the helicopters in action Credit: ITV News Border


Major military exercise underway in Galloway

More than 3,000 troops including British and French paratroopers are taking part in a joint training exercise in the Galloway Forest near Dalbeattie.

It will involve a parachute drop in the Braid Fell area, as well as a substantial amount of fixed wing and helicopter flying.

Routine movement of MOD vehicles can be expected between Galloway Forest and the north of Dalbeattie, and convoys may be present on the A75.