Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.179 - 26 August 2015
Minister Dușa at the Multinational Exercise in Smârdan Firing Range
The Minister of National Defence, Mircea Dușa, will be at Smârdan firing range, Galați County, from 16.00, on Wednesday, August 26, to watch an airborne assault simulation carried out by troops from Italy, Spain and US Army during multinational exercise Swift Response 15.
Journalists are expected to arrive at the gates of Smârdan firing range, Galați County, between 13.45 and 15.00, on Wednesday, August 26.
Person of contact Col. Daniel Anghel, phone. 0729 990 296.
The exercise under the command of the US Army that takes place in Bulgaria, Germany, Italy and Romania involves over 4,800 troops from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the USA.
Swift Response 15 includes several airborne assault simulations taking place almost simultaneously over the firing ranges: Smârdan in Romania, Hohenfels in Germany, Novo Selo in Bulgaria, where the subsequent training sessions will be carried out.