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First US military convoy entered Estonia from Latvia as a part of tactical road march dubbed Dragoon Ride II within the framework of the Saber Strike military drills, the Estonian General Staff said on Wednesday.
TALLINN (Sputnik) — Dragoon Ride II, a part of the Saber Strike US military drills, sees the participation of around 1,500 US soldiers, along with Stryker armored combat vehicles, howitzers and support vehicles, marching from Germany along two routes through the Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, to Estonia.
It has been reported that military equipment will keep arriving in Estonia until late Thursday. The troops will make four stops across Estonia to meet the residents and demonstrate military equipment.
Conducted annually since 2010, Saber Strike is a US-Europe set of cooperative military training drills held between May 27 and June 21 in multiple locations throughout Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Participating nations this year include the three Baltic states, as well as Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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