Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.68 - 07 March 2017
Exercise with American Helicopters at Mihail Kogălniceanu
From 12.30, on Wednesday March 8, Romanian and US troops will participate in loading maneuvers and assault operations with helicopters at Air Base Mihail Kogălniceanu as part of the US commitment to secure NATO eastern flank, within Atlantic Resolve Operation.
The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopers belong to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade of the US Army, they travelled from Salonic, Greece and arrived at Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base on Thursday, March 2.
Person of contact for access: Maj. Bota Ionut, GSM: 0726 120 081.
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The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade is the first large unit of its kind deployed in Eastern Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, with over 2,200 troops, 86 helicopters and over 700 military equipment that left from several US ports heading to Germany, Latvia and Romania, as a demonstration of continued U.S. commitment to collective stability and security in Eastern Europe.
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10th CAB Stories & Videos: https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/10CAB/?q=10th+combat+aviation+brigade&filter%5Bunit%5D=10CAB&view=list
Atlantic Resolve | http://www.eur.army.mil/atlanticresolve/
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AR Twitter | https://twitter.com/AtlanticResolve