Die Bundeswehr won the Strong Europe Tank Challenge 2016- 1
Die Bundeswehr has won another Championship of US-European Military Competition– this time the Tank Challenge, followed by Denmark and Poland.
May 13, 2016 © U.S. Army/Spc. Nathanael Mercado
The three day Tank Challenge of 2016 was hosted by the U.S 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, with the participation of six NATO member States, to practice, compete, and enhance their interoperability.
“To maintain the whole portfolio of capabilities, it is really important to also train together with tanks,” “Only training and integration build interoperability and trust for success in multinational operations.” highlighted Brig. Gen. Markus Laubenthal, Chief of Staff for U.S. Army Europe. May 13, 2016 © US Army Europe
Described by the US Army Europe: “ This was the first Multinational Tank Challenge that took place here since 1991, and the event fostered Military Partnership while promoting NATO interoperability.” May 13, 2016 © US Army Europe