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State Secretary George Cristian Maior in visit in the United States of America invited by the president of the National Defence University met March 8, 04 in Washington DC Rear Admiral ( r ) Arthur Cebrowski, director of the Office for Transformation of Force from the US Department of Defence.

The discussions were mainly focused on the possible US assistance for developing the concepts of the Network Centric Warfare within the Romanian Armed Forces having in view the common presence in the high risks military theaters of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

State Secretary Maior stessed the Romanian engagement in global war against terrorism and the importance in adopting modern and efficient concepts, the continuos transformation of the Armed Forces in doctrines, proceedings, tactics, education and training and endowment for challenging the new provocation specific to the present context of security.

Rear Admiral (r) Cebrowski appreciated the efforts Romania made in understanding the NCW implications, in a larger framework of transformation and the commitment in promoting this domain. In the same time, he also expressed the OTF opening and the disposability for cooperation in this area based on the understanding to be arranged at the political-military decision makers from the two countries.

The two parts also stressed on the importance of correlation of the bilateral approaches in concordance with NATO’s approach in developing NCW issue.
The Office for Transformation of Force is the main structure from the US Department of Defence with responsibilities in transformation and modernization of the US Armed forces.

Dep. for Euro-Atlantic Integration
and Defense Policy


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