Grafenwoehr, Germany -- The Austrian platoon took top honors in the second
annual Strong Europe Tank Challenge with Germany and the U.S. placing second
and third, May 12, 2017. The challenge was a five-day competition that
tested offensive and defensive operations as well as vehicle identification,
battle damage assessment and precision maneuvers. Multinational platoons
from six NATO and partner nations took part in the U.S. Army Europe and
German Bundeswehr co-hosted event, here, May 7-12, 2017.