PREPARING THE BATTLEGROUND: Surge in US armored vehicles next to Russian borders
U.S. soldiers deployed in Latvia perform during a drill at Adazi military base October 14, 2014 (Reuters / Ints Kalnins)
American armored vehicles sent to Poland and the Baltic States for military drills are to remain for the constant training of local troops and rotation of US forces. More fighting vehicles will be “pre-positioned” at US military bases in Germany.
The US Department of Defense intends to boost the number of its
armored vehicles on the territory of the NATO member states in
Next year the number of M1 Abrams tanks and M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles will reach 150 vehicles.