The American media reported on Monday about the arrival in Poland of the first batch of tanks of the US army.
Hundreds of tanks, self-propelled howitzers and other military equipment was transferred from the United States last Friday in the German port of Bremerhaven in the framework of operations to ensure the security of countries-members of NATO on the Eastern flank of the Alliance and to deter Russia.
According to Western media, is the largest sending American armored brigade in Europe since the end of the cold war. Military equipment will be transported by rail from Germany to the places of deployment in Poland and the Baltic States.
In Germany will be 3.5 thousand American troops of the 4th infantry division from Fort Carson in Colorado.
As reported, the American military contingent will be placed in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Bulgaria and Hungary.
In addition, the United States, Britain, Germany and Canada will receive this year in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland four battalions of a total population of 4 thousand people – one in each country.
Initially it was assumed that the us military will arrive in Europe in late January, however, the outgoing President Barack Obama accelerated the process.
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