Army Battle Tanks Fire At Targets
September 10, 2020
August 11, 2020 - U.S. Army M1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks fire at targets during DEFENDER-Europe 20 on Bucierz Range at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland.
DEFENDER-Europe 20 was designed as a deployment exercise to build strategic readiness in support of the U.S. National Defense Strategy and NATO deterrence objectives. In response to COVID-19, DEFENDER-Europe 20 was modified in size and scope. Phase I of the modified DEFENDER-Europe 20 was linked to exercise Allied Spirit, which took place at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, June 5-19 with approximately 6,000 U.S. and Polish Soldiers. In phase II of the modified DEFENDER-Europe 20, a U.S.-based combined arms battalion will conduct an emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to Europe July 14-Aug. 22.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Army photos by Pfc. Raekwon Jenkins.