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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2017 9:39 p.m. PST

…presence in Latvia


Canada and Spain arrived in Latvia. Their presence is meant to temper any Russian ambition to expand. The Canadians will officially take command of the Latvia mission, based at Camp Adazi, on June 19

"Deterrence does not mean picking a fight, that's the last thing we want to do," said Col. William Fletcher, who commands the Edmonton brigade that deployed Friday. Nearly 100 Edmonton-based soldiers deployed to Latvia on Friday, launching Canada's boots-on-the-ground leadership of a NATO mission to deter Russian aggression against the eastern European country.


More than a hundred Spanish vehicles, split between "Pizarro" Infantry / Cavalry combat vehicles and "Leopard" 2T battle tanks are already sailing to Latvia to participate in NATO's " Reinforced Advanced Presence " (eFP) after being shipped In the port of Vigo. This will be the first time that Spain has deployed mechanized and armored vehicles on a foreign mission…"
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Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP21 Jun 2017 10:28 p.m. PST

This should get interesting!

Dan

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2017 10:32 a.m. PST

(smile)


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Armand

doug redshirt22 Jun 2017 11:26 a.m. PST

There is only one thing tyrants understand.

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