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USAF B-52 Bomber and F-16 Fighting Falcons Conducted Joint training Exercise

On Tuesday, September 11th, a US B-52 Bomber and F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft of the Romanian Air Force conducted a joint training exercise over the Romanian air space in the 57th Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base and 86th Air Base from Borcea.

The main goal of the joint training exercise was to demonstrate the rapid deployment capability of the Allied forces in South-Eastern Europe and consisted in the execution of several air refueling and escort missions. This kind of missions contribute to the consolidation of reassurance and enhanced strategic trust measures with regard to the involvement of the USA in ensuring security in the Black Sea Region.

The participation of the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft in this type of activities enables the training of the Romanian personnel in air refueling and escort missions and contributes to bilateral cooperation development in the air defence field by means of practicing certain common procedures which help accomplish the mission.

The joint training activities with the US partner is a key-element in assuring interoperability and success in the accomplishment of the joint military actions.

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