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Published on Feb 10, 2017 Juan Francisco Patrón Sanchez, alias 'El H2'. jefe de plaza en Nayarit del cártel de los hermanos Beltrán Leyva fue abatido con 7 de sus escoltas durante un enfrentamiento con elementos de Marina-Armada de México, Defensa Nacional, Policía Federal y elementos navales. En el operativo se utilizaron 2 helicópteros de la marina los cuales abrieron fuego contra los delincuentes. Los hechos se sucintaron en un fraccionamiento la colonia Lindavista en Tepic, Nayarit.
IHS Jane's 360
The Spanish Army is understood to be sending a heavy armoured unit abroad for the first time as part of the NATO mission to bolster the defences of the Baltic republics.
The Leopard 2E main battle tanks (MBT) are scheduled to leave mid-May, supported by soldiers from the Extremadura XI Mechanized Infantry Brigade, according to military sources cited by the Spanish newspaper ABC .
The report states that six tanks and around 15 Pizarro armoured fighting vehicles will form part of a multinational battalion led by Canada in Latvia. The army declined to comment to Jane's about the report.
Latvia is one of the three Baltic republics along with Poland that are receiving additional defence support from NATO in response to a perceived threat from Russia following the latter's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014.
The Spanish deployment is now expected to involve some 350 troops, including a logistics unit and a team of engineers, which would make Spain the second biggest contributor after Canada to the Latvian-based Battalion. Other countries due to be involved in the battalion are Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Albania.
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