Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.117 - 05 May 2014
BSRF 14 - "Platinum Lynx" Training Module
"Platinum Lynx" training module of the multinational exercise "Black Sea Rotational Force 14" (BSRF-14) will be conducted at Rotunda firing range in Vatra Dornei garrison over 5 to 16 May.
The 17th Mountain Troops of Vatra Dornei and US Marines will conduct firing, tactical field exercises, first aid maneuvers in an area of operations and alpine training.
On Saturday, May 10, the troops will raise a fence around the school of Ciocănești.
Journalists interested in participating in the exercise are expected to arrive at the unit headquarters of Vatra Dornei, 70 A Calea Transilvaniei, at 06.00. The participation requests will be forwarded to e-mail relații.firstname.lastname@example.org.
BSRF-14 is an annual exercise, conducted by US Marine Forces Europe in the Black Sea, Balkans and Caucasus region. Its goal is to increase interoperability by training troops for peacekeeping and counter-insurgency operations.
The exercise was planned one year before as part of the Plan with the main activities of the General Staff.