US M1 Abrams tanks in Romania


The American troops arrived in Romania with their military technic in endowment: M1 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and 155mm self-propelled howitzer M109A6 Paladin type.

US troops began to disembark their armoured vehicles on Tuesday at the MK Base, Constanta, as part of the US commitment to secure and to reinforce the Eastern NATO flank. The deployment is part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

500 troops of the 1st Battalion ‘Fighting Eagles’ will be using M1 Abrams tanks, some which had barrels were adorned with insignia including ‘call me maybe’ and ‘cash me outside’, M2 Bradley armoured vehicles, M109A6 Palladin self-propelled howitzers, as well as M88A2 recovery vehicles.

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