U.S. Strengthens Forces in Kuwait

(CBC News - Canada) - The U.S. army recently doubled the size of its war stocks in Kuwait to accommodate a little-noticed expansion of American armored forces at a base near the Iraqi border, officials said Thursday. The materiel is enough to equip a combat brigade of more than 3,000 soldiers. The supplies include tanks and other armored vehicles, as well as fuel, ammunition, and other supplies.

2002-09-06 00:00:00

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