Turkey purchases Russian missiles

Turkey, a NATO ally, recently arranged to purchase four Russian-made S-400 mobile missile batteries at a cost of $2.5 billion over the next several years. However, according to Pentagon officials, the Russian surface-to-air-missile systems are not compatible with NATO air defense … More »

U.S. armor returns to Europe

US Army M1 main battle tanks and support equipment began arriving in Europe on January 8th as part of a nine-month rotation of a US Armored Brigade. The lead elements of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), 4th Infantry … More »

Decade largest shipment of ammo to Europe

NORDENHAM, Germany–In the largest single Europe-bound U.S. shipment of ammunition in 10 years, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, with enterprise partner the 598th Transportation Brigade, transported over 5,000 tons of ammunition from the port of Nordenham to the Theater Logistics … More »

US deploys tanks to Romania

The Bulgaria-based Combined Arms Company moved armor assets across borders for the first time to participate in a multinational live-fire exercise at the Smardan Training Area, Romania, Dec. 7-12, 2015. The heavy equipment included M777 howitzers, M1A1 Abrams tanks, and … More »