Strong Europe Tank Challenge




WHAT IS THE STRONG EUROPE TANK CHALLENGE?

U.S. Army Europe and the German Army will co-host the Strong Europe Tank Challenge at Grafenwoehr Training Area, May 7-12, 2017.

Platoons from six NATO and partner nations are scheduled to take part in the challenge. The participants are: Austria, France, Germany, Poland, Ukraine and the United States.

Participating units will be tested on offensive and defensive operations as well as tasks including vehicle identification, battle damage assessment and precision maneuvers.

The Strong Europe Tank Challenge is designed to project a dynamic presence, foster military partnership, promote interoperability, and provides an environment for sharing tactics, techniques and procedures.

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Austria takes top honors in Strong Europe Tank Challenge

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Images: Strong Europe Tank Challenge: Team USA Offensive Operations

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