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Training events associated with Saber Guardian 17

Multinational exercise Saber Guardian 2017 (SG17) conducted by U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) will take place in Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, over July 11 to 20, 2017.

Media representatives are invited to cover training events associated with Exercise Saber Guardian 17 by registering for accreditation with at least 14 days in advance, at

Details of the exercise are available at Additional inquiries on SG17 and the associated media events taking place in the three host nations can be submitted by e-mail to, while for the events in Romania address to

Following are the training events associated with Saber Guardian 17 that are available for media coverage:

Date Event & Exercise Location
5 July Gyor River Crossing (Szentes Axe) Gyor, HUN
11 July Opening Ceremony (Saber Guardian 17) Novo Selo Training Area, BGR
12 July Special Operations Forces Demo (Black Swan 17) Szolnok, HUN
13 July Fire Support Coordination Exercise (GS17) Cincu Joint Nat’l Training Ctr, ROU
14 July Engineer Capabilities Demo (Resolute Castle 17) CJNTC, ROU
15 July Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise (GS17) CJNTC, ROU
15 July Field Training & Live Fire Exercise (Peace Sentinel 17) Koren, Bulgaria
16 July River Crossing (SG17) Bordusani, ROU
16 July Mass Casualty Exercise (SG17) Mihail Kogalniceanu, ROU
16 July Night River Crossing (SG17) Valcea, ROU
17 July Engineer Ribbon Cutting (RC17) MK, ROU
18 July Airborne loading operations (Swift Response 17) Papa Air Base, HUN
18 July Airborne operations (SR17) Bezmer, BGR
18 July Air Defense Artillery Live Fire (Shabla 17) Shabla, BGR
19 July Air Defense Artillery Live Fire (SG17) Capu Midia, ROU
19 July Aerial Delivery of Stryker Vehicles (SR17) Bezmer, BGR
20 July Live Fire Exercise / Closing Ceremony NSTA, BGR
20 July Live Fire Exercise (Brave Warrior 17) Varpalota, HUN
21 July Airborne Loading Operations (SR17) Papa Air Base, HUN
21 July Airborne Operations (SR17) Campia Turzii, ROU
22 July Air Defense Digital Demonstration (Tobruq Legacy 17) MK, ROU
22 July Air Assault Operations (SR17) NSTA, BGR
23 July Port Operations (Dragoon Guardian 17) Burgas, BGR

Events are subject to changes that will be made known in due time.

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About 25,000 service members from 22 allied and partner nations will take part multinational exercise Saber Guardian 2017 (SG17), over July 11 to 20, 2017.

Other actions and support events are planned in the days before or after the exercise. To enhance its efficiency, SG17 will be supported by several smaller scale exercises led by the USA and European partner and allied countries conducted this year in the Black Sea region, meant to facilitate a wide range of military actions that would contribute to the security and stability in the area, thus enhancing the deterrence posture.

Conducted annually since 2013, Saber Guardian rotates through Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine. SG17 is part of U.S. European Command's Joint Exercise Program (JEP intended to enhance interoperability at joint and national level with allied and partner nations.

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