The US military completes a USD11.2 million facelift in Estonia

The US military has completed a USD11.2 million infrastructure facelift at the Tapa army base in Estonia.

According to the Estonian military, altogether 27 projects were completed at the Tapa army base.

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“The US investments in Tapa show that our allies’ presence is ongoing and firm,” Brigadier General Indrek Sirel said in a statement. “The constructed infrastructure improves the training conditions of the US units [in Estonia] and perfects the options for storing and maintaining equipment.”

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The upgraded infrastructure includes shooting ranges, garages, equipment storages, a car wash and a new railway platform to significantly improve unloading of equipment, the Estonian military said.

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The Tapa military base is located 50 miles (80 km) southeast of the capital, Tallinn.

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Cover: One of the new equipment storage facilities. Images courtesy of the Estonian Defence Forces.