The first batch of heavy US military vehicles has been shipped to Estonia and is due to arrive at a NATO base on October 26, General Staff of the Estonian Defense Forces says

The shipment contains 40 pieces of military equipment, including four M1A2 Abrams tanks and ten Bradley armored vehicles. It was delivered from Latvia to Estonia by rail and is earmarked for the company-sized unit of the US 3rd Infantry Division that will replace another US unit previously deployed in the country.

The new US troops being rotated in were deployed at a military base in the Estonian town of Tapa on Friday, local media report.