Based in Estonia, the Soldiers of the 173rd us airborne brigade for the first time made a training Skydiving within the Baltic countries, said the General staff of the Estonian defence Forces.
"Jumping made two platoons of paratroopers from the 90 soldiers who landed on a field near the village Kalma Helme parish (Valga County, southern Estonia). Landing delayed for one hour due to the strong wind, "according to the report, RIA" Novosti ".
replacing a mechanized infantry company of the 2nd cavalry regiment at a military base in the Estonian town of Tapa March 14 in rotation came tank platoon of the 7th regiment of the 3rd infantry division of the U.S. army from 4 tanks M1A2 Abrams in conjunction with the crews, as well as two platoons of American paratroopers from the 173rd airborne brigade. Remember, the first day of the week units military power of Estonia started tactical maneuvers with the participation of the U.S. air force. On Wednesday in the Lithuanian polygon Pabrade launched a two-day field exercises with live tank firing stationed in the Republic of units of the United States army. In addition, at the end of March from Estonia began a March U.S. military branches in Germany. In the process of the March with the name "Dragoon check out" a length of 1,700 km connected to military units, Based in the Baltic States and Poland. Along the way you stop with a demonstration of military equipment for the inhabitants of the countries through which the troops have passed. Prior to that, in connection with the situation around Ukraine, NATO has adopted a number of measures that the Alliance explains the need to ensure the security of the allies. So, were strengthened mission air patrol in the Baltic countries, the aircraft with radar equipment make regular flights over Poland and Romania, introduced additional NATO ships in the Baltic and Mediterranean seas.