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Published time: 22 Feb, 2016 13:53 Edited time: 22 Feb, 2016 15:25

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Washington has dispatched more than 5,000 tons of ammunition to Germany, the largest amount in 10 years, the US military announced, adding that the shipment will help to “continue to enable the NATO alliance” and to defend its allies.

“This critical shipment will help us to continue to enable the NATO alliance, and the fact that it’s the largest single shipment in 10 years demonstrates our continued commitment to the defense of our allies,” 21st TSC chief of staff, Colonel Matthew Redding, said.

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Maintaining a stockpile of ammunition means the US and NATO “can quickly draw ammunition in support of short notice NATO operations,” says Redding.

“All that effort pays off when we’re able to quickly deliver ammo and other supplies to those down-trace units…

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