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Recon, special ops and choppers get boost in Europe – News – Stripes

Recon, special ops and choppers get boost in Europe – News – Stripes

More Air Force intelligence-gathering assets, Army attack helicopters and special operations forces are headed to Europe under a Pentagon budget plan to boost the military’s presence in a region unnerved by a more assertive Russia.

The Pentagon’s plan to add $22 million in spending on intelligence and surveillance missions represents an uptick for U.S. European Command, which has lobbied for more reconnaissance capability.

Source: Recon, special ops and choppers get boost in Europe – News – Stripes