NATO troops will be deployed 70 km from Russia's Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad

In January 2017, divisions and equipment of NATO’s Armored Brigade Combat Team will be deployed to Poland, Radio Poland reported. Initially, they will be deployed in the territory of western Poland between cities of Drawsko Pomorskie and Żagań. Afterwards, its other divisions will be deployed in other regions of the country.

In April 2017, the U.S. NATO battalion will be deployed to the testing ground in Orzysz, which is located a distance of 70 kilometers from the border with Kaliningrad.

In March, the Combat Aviation Brigade, equipped with helicopters will be deployed to Poland. The United States military will stay in Poland within the NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence program and European Reassurance Initiative. The United States will deploy 900 servicemen. Also, servicemen from the United Kingdom and Romania will be based in the territory of Poland.

  Russia, NATO, Kaliningrad