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Exclusive: U.S. Weighs More Troops, Hi-Tech Weapons in Europe to Counter Russia | Foreign Policy

Exclusive: U.S. Weighs More Troops, Hi-Tech Weapons in Europe to Counter Russia | Foreign Policy

STUTTGART, Germany — Seeking to stare down any future Russian aggression, the United States is looking to deploy more troops and sophisticated weapons to Europe, the U.S. military’s top officer told Foreign Policy.

Already, the Pentagon has been gearing up to send a third U.S. Army brigade to Eastern Europe, a move prompted by Russia’s 2014 armed intervention in Ukraine. The new deployment will ship a different armored brigade — with about 4,500 troops

Source: Exclusive: U.S. Weighs More Troops, Hi-Tech Weapons in Europe to Counter Russia | Foreign Policy