Biden ramps up US military deployments across Europe

According to a White House fact sheet, Biden has ordered additional bases, soldiers or assets to be set up in Poland, Romania, il Regno Unito. and the Baltics. Poland will receive a permanent headquarters for the U.S. 5th Army Corps; two additional F-35 squadrons are being sent to the U.K., and Romania and the Baltics will see increased rotational deployments.

Gli Stati Uniti. is also placing an air defense artillery brigade and short-range air defense battalion in Germany. Italy will also receive a short-range air defense battery. The two deployments total 625 e 65 personale, rispettivamente.

Gli Stati Uniti. also says it is working with Spain to increase the number of destroyer warships stationed at its Rota port from four to six.

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All of these combat-credible forces and enablers are supported by significant investments in the long-term U.S. presence in Europe,” the White House wrote, adding that the U.S. continues to spend $ 3.8 billion annually on theEuropean Deterrence Initiative.

President Biden visits with members of the 82nd Airborne Division at the G2A Arena Friday, marzo 25, 2022, in Jasionka, Polonia. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

President Biden visits with members of the 82nd Airborne Division at the G2A Arena Friday, marzo 25, 2022, in Jasionka, Polonia. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci) (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

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The increased deployments come in response to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Mentre gli Stati Uniti. has said that it will not deploy troops to directly defend Ukraine, NOI. troops would get involved if Russia attacks a NATO country.

NATO has also expanded its membership in response to the invasion, with both Finland and Sweden applying to join the alliance. While Turkey initially opposed their entry, it gave the green light to the addition on Tuesday.

Gli Stati Uniti. and NATO have not directly intervened in defense of Ukraine, but they have offered billions of dollars worth of military support in recent months. Gli Stati Uniti. passed a $ 40 billion aid package for Ukraine in May that included $ 26 billion in weapons and security funding.

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