: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Massive US Military Exercise in Europe Is Still a Go, Despite Travel Restrictions

KYIV, Ukraine—Due to the
coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. military has plans to scale back, but not
cancel, its biggest military exercise in Europe in 25 years.

20,000 U.S. troops were slated to deploy to Europe and back this spring for the
Defender-Europe 20 exercise, which was to last through May and take place in 10
European countries.

European Command said on Thursday that “in light of the current coronavirus
outbreak” it was “reducing” the number of U.S. participants in Defender-Europe

“We take
the Coronavirus outbreak seriously and are confident that by making this
important decision we’ll continue to do our part to prevent the further spread
of the virus,” U.S.
European Command …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal