Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.318 - 04 November 2016
Distinguished Visitors’ Day at Exercise PATRIOT SHOCK V
The Distinguished Visitors’ Day at Exercise PATRIOT SHOCK V will take place at the Training and surface-to-air Shooting Range Camp at Capu Midia, Constanşa County, on Tuesday, November 8.
Journalists interesting in attending the activity are requested to send identification details (full name, ID card, the media agency they represent and the cars they use), at e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org, until NLT Monday, November 7, 16.00 hrs. Media representatives are expected at the shooting range gate, on Tuesday, November 8, between 13.30 and 14.00 hrs.
Person of contact: MAJ Roșu Stan, GSM : 0756836096.
PATRIOT SHOCK V is a tactical Romanian-American field training exercise of the Romanian Air Force’s surface-to-air missile structures. The Romanian military participate with a HAWK PIP III R battery while the US military with a PATRIOT battery.
The goal of the exercise is to train the HAWK PIP III R battery crews in engaging air targets by integrating with the PATRIOT battery, according to a fictitious air defence scenario.
The main goals of the exercise are improving planning procedures and taking actions to counter an air enemy target and checking the interoperability of the command and control systems of the two surface-to-air missile structures.