Shrinking Western armies require more-potent weapons to counter a resurgent Russia and terrorists, whether home-grown or from abroad. This was the consensus among defense contractors and military commanders attending Rheinmetall’s Land Forces Symposium in Unterluss, Germany in May.  German army Gen. (ret.) Hans-Lothar Domrose, former commander of NATO’s Joint Force Command Brunssum, says such threats can be deterred by timely deployment of the NATO Response Force’s ...


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