United Kingdom in the spring will be placed in Estonia 800 troops, tanks Challenger 2 and drones. This was stated by the British Minister of defense Michael Fallon, reports The Wall Stree Journal.
Sending the military to Estonia is part of NATO’s efforts to strengthen the security of the Baltic States, who fear Russian aggression. According to Fallon, British troops will represent a defensive force, but are fully capable of fighting.
Earlier it was reported that in Norway from January 2017 on a rotational basis will be placed 330 U.S. Marines.