Männiku training area


Männiku training area
Männiku harjutusväli
Männiku training area
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Type military training area
Location 59°21′N 24°42′E / 59.35°N 24.7°E / 59.35; 24.7Coordinates: 59°21′N 24°42′E / 59.35°N 24.7°E / 59.35; 24.7 near Tallinn in Estonia
Area 1246,6 ha
Operator Estonian Defence Forces
Status active
In use 2008

Männiku training area is one of the six military training fields used by the Estonian Defence Forces. It is located just outside the capital of Estonia, Tallinn, in Kiili and Saku municipalities. Its area is 1,246 ha (3,080 acres).

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History

During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, Männiku training area was used by the Soviet Army, its area was 1173 ha.[1]

Establishment

Männiku training area was established on 11 September 2008, with the Government Order No. 394 "Establishment of the Defense Forces Männiku training area."[2]

Notes and references

See also

  • Keskpolügoon




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