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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

Finnish Army Demos New Capabilities

All the new capabilities of the Finnish Army are in commission within the Arrow 17 exercise. The new Leopard 2 A6 battle tanks, BMP-2 MDs and unmanned aerial vehicles enhance mobility, effective engagement operations and situational awareness of the Finnish Army. The Commander of the Häme Armoured Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Juhana Skyttä, tells that the