Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.173 - 17 June 2014
Exercise "Mălina 14"
Over 1,000 troops and some 220 vehicles and equipment of the 282nd Mechanized Infantry Brigade participate with four IAR-99 Șoim aircraft and four IAR-330 Puma Socat helicopters of the 95th Air Base, in exercise "Mălina 14" taking place at Smârdan firing range, Galați County, over 16 to 21 June.
The troops deployed for the exercise come from Focșani, Brăila, Galați and Bacău garrisons. Exercise "Mălina 14" is attended by a platoon from the Republic of Moldova as well.
The scenario revolves around the idea of the defence combat of a force consisting of Mechanized Infantry, Tanks and Artillery units with Air Force support.
Journalists interested in watching the exercise should arrive at the entrance of Smârdan firing range (Cișmele, Galați County) starting 16.00 hrs., on Wednesday, 18 June.
POC: LTC Marcel Aramă, GSM: 07184.108.40.206.