05 November 2021
by Ashley Roque
The US Army is reactivating its European Theater Fires Command at a time when it is now free of the constraints of the 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty that banned ground-launched missiles with a range between 500 km to 5,500 km.
“The reactivation of the 56th Artillery Command will provide US Army Europe and Africa with significant capabilities in multidomain operations,” Major General Stephen Maranian, the command's commanding general, said in a 3 November statement. “It will further enable the synchronisation of joint and multinational fires and effects, and employment of future long-range surface-to-surface fires.”
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The US Army is reactivating its European Theater Fires Command at a time when it is now free of the ...