Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Pushing Back Against Russian Encroachment

Germany Ordering Warships Amid Russia Resurgence

Germany is on the verge of striking a $2 billion deal for five new Braunschweig-class corvettes that would improve its capabilities and help meet NATO defense spending commitments. Parliament approved the funds for the vessels in June, and the German navy expects to receive the ships by 2025. They will each be equipped with a 76mm…