USA Increases Presence in Europe

by Olha Povaliaieva
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
USA Increases Presence in Europe

During the NATO summit, Joe Biden announced the buildup of US forces in Britain, Poland, Romania, Spain, Germany and Italy

On June 29, in a conversation with Jens Stoltenberg, the president of America announced the decision to increase the number of US military and equipment on land, sea, and airspace of the European NATO states.

"Today, I'm announcing that the US is strengthening our forces in Europe," Joe Biden.

It is known that the American-Spanish base Rota will be replenished with 2 destroyers, and thus increase the number of warships to 6. A permanent headquarters of the V army corps of America will be organized in Poland in order to strengthen the eastern flank of NATO. +2 F-35 squadrons will be sent to the UK, air defense will be strengthened in Italy and Germany. Romania will host an American rotational team of 5.000 people: 3.000 military and 2.000 technical personnel.

According to unofficial data, immediate combat readiness troops in Europe will be increased to 350.000 people.

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