U.S. heavy weaponry to be deployed in Latvia from autumn 2015

  • 2015-08-05
  • By BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - Latvia’s Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Raimonds Graube confirmed on July 31, 2015, the deployment of heavy weaponry from the United States to Latvia will begin in autumn this year. The U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said during a visit to Estonia in June this year, that the U.S. military will send 250 units of heavy weaponry to the Baltic States and Eastern Europe. The equipment will include dozens of tanks, Bradley armored fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers. Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania wi...
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