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  • 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division assumes authority in Żagań, Poland Army News 16 Aug 2021 -- The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team "Devil Brigade," 1st Infantry Division, assumed command during a transfer of authority ceremony in Żagań, Poland, August 13, 2021.
  • Army transporters offload Army equipment for Dynamic Front in Izmir, Turkey Army News 16 Aug 2021 -- U.S. Army transportation and logistics professionals from the 598th Transportation Brigade, 839th Transportation Battalion, executed mission command for the offload of approximately 160 equipment items at the port facility in Izmir, Turkey, August 6, 2021. The equipment, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 122nd Field Artillery Regiment, 33rd Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard, is deploying in support of exercise Dynamic Front 21.
  • In a First, Floating Dry-Dock Dynamic Docks Port Operations Work Boats US Navy 16 Aug 2021 -- Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) Floating Dry-Dock Dynamic (AFDL 6) successfully completed a double docking August 10, simultaneously docking two Port Operations Work Boats.
  • Exercise ZAPAD/INTERACTION-2021: 265 tons of ammunition fired in 45 minutes PLA Daily 16 Aug 2021 -- Exercise ZAPAD/INTERACTION-2021 entered the final stage–---the live-fire exercise on August 13. During the drill, the Chinese and Russian participating forces carried out joint counter-terrorism operations focusing on responding to traditional security threats. New forces and asymmetric combat methods were used to form a powerful joint strike capability against the mock enemy. In this drill, more than 10,000 soldiers, 200-plus armored vehicles, and over 100 aircrafts from both side were invovled.
  • Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme India PIB 16 Aug 2021 -- In order to boost domestic defence and aerospace manufacturing, Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS) with an outlay of Rs 400 crore for creating state-of-the-art testing infrastructure in partnership with the private industry.
  • Taiwan Navy prepares amphibious vehicles for disaster relief missions CNA 16 Aug 2021 -- Taiwan's Navy indicated Monday that it was in the process of carrying out maintenance work on its AAV7 amphibious assault vehicles in preparation for disaster relief operations during the current rainy season.
  • Department Press Briefing – August 16, 2021 US Dept. of State 16 Aug 2021

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