U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team from Ford Carson, Colorado will be stationed at Novo Selo Training Area (NSTA.) Effective February 15, 120 U.S, troops have deployed to the training range and 15 Bradley fighting vehicles, two tracked personnel carriers M 113, and various types of vehicles and ancillary equipment are expected to arrive by the end of the week.
The deployment of the U.S. military unit to the joint U.S.- Bulgarian military facility is part of the U.S. commitment to its European allies in NATO (European Reassurance Initiative – ERI) within Operation Atlantic Resolve (OAR).
As part of plans for an increased schedule of joint exercises and training at NSTA U.S. Army military units will be rotated to participate in the exercises. Combat and auxiliary equipment used by the U.S.