The American transport vessel Endurance Vehicles Carrier delivered 3,000 Marines, military vehicles and equipment to Greece to participate in the NATO exercise Atlantic Resolve 2020, the website reported kranosgr.com. The message was posted on Twitter by US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.
The ship is on the roadstead of the port of Alexandroupolis in northern Greece.
“This is one of the largest transports of the American armed forces, which participates in the NATO exercise Atlantic Resolve 2020,” the publication writes.
The exercises will be held in Romania, and the equipment will be sent there by rail.
“The transportation of troops and military equipment will begin on Thursday, July 23, in the presence of national defense Minister Nikos Panayotopoulos, US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt and chief of the General staff Lieutenant General Konstantinos Floros, who will arrive in Alexandroupolis on Board a military plane,” the newspaper reports.