Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.227 - 25 October 2015
Minister Mircea Dușa at the Distinguished Visitors’ Day of Exercise „DRAGOON CROSSING ROMÂNIA 2015“
The Minister of National Defence, Mircea Dușa, will participate, from 11.00 hrs., on Monday, October 26, in the Distinguished Visitors’ Day of Romanian-American Exercise „DRAGOON CROSSING ROMÂNIA 2015“, conducted in the area of locality Mândruloc, Arad County.
The multinational joint exercise conducted over 25 and 26 october, aims at showing the interoperability of the two armed forces and the development of planning, command and carry out ability to cross water lines.
DRAGOON CROSSING ROMÂNIA 2015 brings together 150 American troops and 37 combat vehicles of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment of the US Army and over 250 troops of the Romanian land Forces, of the 18th „Banat” Infantry brigade and the 10th „Dunărea de Jos” Engineers Brigade, with the support of five MiG 21 LanceR aircraft and IAR 330 Puma helicopters of the Romanian Air Force, as well as divers from the Romanian Navy.
Journalists intending to participate in the activity are expected to arrive at the Mayor’s office of Frumușeni locality, Arad County, at 10.00 hrs., on Monday, October 26.
Person of contact: LTC Daniel Pîrvu, GSM: 0746.099.661.