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STDE24 ~ SABER STRIKE Deployment Underway

A convoy of US Army Stryker armoured fighting vehicles assigned to the 2nd Cavalry Regiment travels through Frankenberg, 09 April 2024 [US Army: Spc. Austin Robertson]

The US Army’s SABER STRIKE deployment, part of the STEADFAST DEFENDER 2024 or STDE24 exercise series, in now underway.

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Yesterday, Tuesday 09 April, a convoy of US 2nd Cavalry Regiment (2nd Dragoons) vehicles normally based in Vilseck in Bavaria travelled through Frankenberg in Saxony and crossed the Polish border near Jędrzychowice on a tactical road march to join Exercise SABRE STRIKE. Part of NATO’s STEADFAST DEFENDER 2024 series, the exercise series is intended to test the Alliance’s new defence plans and its ability to quickly deploy forces over distance.

A US Soldier assigned to 2nd Cavalry Regiment guides a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle into a convoy support centre refuelling station at Wettiner-Kaserne in Frankenberg, 09 April 2024 [US Army: Spc. Austin Robertson]
A vehicle assigned to 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrives at a refuelling station at Wettiner-Kaserne in Frankenberg, 09 April 2024 [US Army: Spc. Austin Robertson]
A convoy of US Army Stryker armoured fighting vehicles assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, pass through the town of Frankenberg, 09 April 2024 [US Army: Sgt. Omar Joseph Sr.]
A Polish soldier directs a US Army Joint Light Tactical Vehicle toward an inspection area at the German-Poland border in Jędrzychowice, 09 April 2024 [US Army: Spc. Andrew Clark]

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