Military equipment began to arrive at the Dutch port of Flushing for further shipment to Poland and Lithuania.
The United States has begun moving large numbers of its tanks and infantry fighting vehicles to Europe, Reuters reports on Wednesday.
According to his information, military equipment, including M-1 Abrams tanks and Bradley vehicles, began arriving at the Dutch port of Flushing for further shipment to Poland and Lithuania. The move is part of Washington’s efforts to strengthen NATO’s eastern flank, Reuters notes.
“There are about 1,250 pieces of military equipment coming into this port,” Colonel Robert Kellam said.
The unloading of Bradley Fighting Vehicles and Humvee Military Vehicles (HMMWV) was captured in the port of Flushing.
In late December, Foreign Policy reported that US arms sales to NATO members have nearly doubled by 2022.
In 2021, the US Administration approved 14 possible transactions with NATO allies for a value of about 15.5 billion dollars, while in 2022 24 arms sales were authorized for an amount of about 28 billion dollars. This sum includes purchases from Finland, which purchased $1.24 billion worth of US weapons.
Last week, the US announced that it would deliver 50 Bradley vehicles, the most modern armored vehicles sent to kyiv to date, to Ukraine as part of a new military assistance package of more than $3 billion.