Army News


Germany will have to pull its troops from key base in Turkey

Germany has no choice but to pull its troops out of the key Turkish airbase of Incirlik, after failing to reach agreement with Ankara on visits by politicians, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Monday. The Incirlik base in southern Turkey, used for raids against the Islamic State group in Syria, has been at the centre

Rolling in the Green: 3/4 ABCT’s forest colors spring up in Black Sea Region

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania: Soldiers from Task Force Fighting Eagles rolled out the first green armored vehicles to appear outside of Germany from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, matching eastern Europe’s lush springtime operating environment. The crews of 1st Battalion (“Fighting Eagles”), 8th Infantry Regiment, transformed their M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles

India’s army to get first howitzers in three decades

India will shortly take delivery of two M-777 ultra-light howitzers, manufacturer BAE Systems said on Thursday, the country’s first such acquisition in over three decades after a major corruption scandal in the 1980s. The equipment is a part of a US$750 million deal New Delhi signed with the US last year to buy 145 howitzers

Germany Likely to Pull Troops Out of Turkey

The Berlin government is mulling moving its troops out of Turkey’s Incirlik air base after a second snub by Ankara. A German political delegation was denied approval to visit Bundeswehr soldiers at the military facility. Wolfgang Hellmich, the chairman of the Bundestag Defense Committee told the German news agency dpa “we’re not going to be