Mar 10, 2015

3,000 U.S. troops head to Eastern Europe for exercises

About 3,000 U.S. soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division will deploy to Eastern Europe beginning next week, to conduct training exercises with forces from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the Pentagon said Monday. The deployment is part of an ongoing U.S. military troop rotation aimed ...

Dec 31, 2014

U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in Europe

The United States plans by the end of next year to station around 150 tanks and armored vehicles in Europe for use by U.S. forces training in Europe as part of the U.S. response to the Ukraine crisis, according to a U.S. military commander. ...

NATO vigilant amid spike in Russian flights

Oct 31, 2014

NATO vigilant amid spike in Russian flights

NATO is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe, the alliance’s new chief said Thursday. Jens Stoltenberg said that while NATO is not back on Cold War terms with its former arch-enemy, recent Russian ...

Sep 10, 2014

NATO's 'call to arms'

NATO's declaration of resolve to defend member states against aggression from the east must be followed by effective action

NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

Sep 2, 2014

NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday. “The Readiness Action ...