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US to Position Tanks, Arms In 7 European Nations

An M1A2 Abrams tank unloads from a C-17, Burgas, Bulgaria, June 20, 2015. Transported as part of a tank section from Germany to Bulgaria, the Abrams tank will be used by Soldiers, from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, and 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, alongside Bulgarian soldiers, from the 6th Brigade Battle Group, during a tank live-fire exercise during Operation Speed and Power.

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday the U.S. will pre-position about 250 tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers in eastern and central Europe in a move meant to reassure NATO allies unnerved by threats seen from Russia […]


NATO Rapid Reaction Force Trains In Poland

NATO Rapid Reaction Force Trains In Poland

This year, NATO is conducting its largest maneuver since the end of the Cold War. Now the rapid action forces, established last autumn, are displaying their fighting skills. Barbara Wesel reports from Poland. “Birdman” is the name that maneuver planners […]


NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games

NATO flexes muscles in Poland war games

NATO flexed its muscles Thursday in Poland during the first full drill of its new spearhead force, a structure designed to boost security on its eastern flank in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Around 2,100 soldiers […]


Poland Negotiating with US to Station American Weaponry On Its Soil

Poland Negotiating with US to Station American Weaponry On Its Soil

Poland said Sunday it is negotiating with the United States to permanently station heavy American military weaponry inside its borders, part of a U.S. plan under consideration to bolster its presence in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states to deter […]


Exercise Saber Strike 15 begins in Poland

German soldiers explore an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, June 8, 2015.

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland: Standing in an open field, a sea of Soldiers salute four different flags flying side-by-side. Despite being from different countries, the raising of the flags represents the beginning of a historic training exercise amongst allies. […]


Exercise Puma 15 marks first for U.S., Polish, French armies

A Polish soldier provides cover for U.S. and Polish vehicles crossing a creek during Exercise Puma 15 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, May 26, 2015.

CAMP KONOTOP, Poland: Soldiers, from the U.S., Polish, and French armies, completed a multi-battalion-sized training exercise at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area in Poland, May 29. Although between NATO allies, Exercise Puma 15 marks the first time the partners have conducted […]


Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Defence ministers for the three Baltic states said Thursday they are mulling a joint air defence system in response to security concerns over Russia’s activity in the region.


Rheinmetall Teams with Polish Partner to Develop New Wheeled Armored Vehicle

Rheinmetall Teams with Polish Partner to Develop New Wheeled Armored Vehicle

Rheinmetall is set to play an important role in developing a new wheeled armored vehicle for the Polish armed forces. Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) has just signed a cooperation agreement with Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA […]


United States Welcomes Polish Missile Defense Tender

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The United States welcomes today’s announcement from the Polish Ministry of Defense that Raytheon’s PATRIOT system has been awarded the “Vistula” integrated air and missile defense tender. Poland is a stalwart NATO ally, and its defense modernization program and strong […]


Army Europe air defense unit deploys to Poland for exercise

A column of military vehicles carrying a Patriot missile system, from Delta Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, arrives for a training exercise at Sochaczew, Poland, March 18, 2015.

A Patriot missile battery from U.S. Army Europe’s 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, or AAMDC, began arriving here, March 18, after a 1,200-kilometer tactical road movement, as part of a combined air and missile defense exercise with its […]


 
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