UK tanks have made their way to Estonia, next to the Russian border.
American Military News reports:
A massive convoy of British troops entered the NATO-allied nation of Estonia, which borders Russia, on Friday.
Drone footage captured along a roadway in Estonia showed the line of military transport vehicles hauling tanks, other armored vehicles and other military equipment.
Video of the arrival of the tanks was available.
Drone footage shows British troops arriving in Estonia, transporting military equipment and tanks.
The deployment is part of a NATO mission and comes as Russia invades Ukraine.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) February 25, 2022
UK Ambassador Brummell welcomed the tanks to Eastern Europe.
It was great to meet today with the impressive team @OC_19_Tanks, bringing the Challenger tanks & other vehicles of @TheRoyalWelsh from UK to Estonia via #Latvia, reinforcing the UK-led eFP battle group in #Estonia. Today’s news underlines why it is crucial. #WeAreNATO pic.twitter.com/SFH3guFbWT
— Paul Brummell (@PaulBrummell) February 24, 2022
UK’s Ambassador Brummell met with the soldiers as well.
Ambassador @PaulBrummell greets 🇬🇧 soldiers from @theroyalwelsh | @OC_19_Tanks as they transit #Latvia 🇱🇻 before joining the #NATO Enhanced Forward Presence in #Estonia 🇪🇪#WeAreNATO l #StrongerTogether pic.twitter.com/86P1nPsydw
— UK in Latvia (@UKinLatvia) February 25, 2022
The tanks were in motion on Wednesday.
The🇬🇧@3rdUKDivision, Royal Welsh battlegroup is moving through #Poland🇵🇱on its way to reinforce our Partner Nations in the Baltics.@TheRoyalWelsh – on their way to strengthen the @NATO @RoyalTankRegt led eFP in #Estonia🇪🇪on Op IRON SURGE#WeAreNATO#5YearsAsOne
📽️Royal Welsh pic.twitter.com/ahygXNml91
— HQ Multinational Corps Northeast (@hqmncne) February 23, 2022