Minister of National Defence, Mircea Dusa, and General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, on Tuesday are set to attend the Distinguished Visitors day (DV-day) part of the Wind Spring 5 multinational exercise to be carried out at the Smardan Training Area, Galati County, reads a press release of the Ministry of National Defence (MApN).
During the Wind Spring 15 multinational exercise several activities are planned, such as command post exercises, combat training exercises and solving of complex tactical situations.
The exercise is part of the series of joint training activities that are taking place within the country, as well as outside the national territory, during the Atlantic Resolve operation, in order to demonstrate the reassurance measures adopted within the North Atlantic Council on ensuring regional stability and security, especially in the current security climate of the eastern flank of NATO.
2,200 troops, with weaponry and equipment, will be participating between April 16 and 30 in the military drill at the Smardan range and the Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base Administrative Centre (CAAMK), near the Black Sea port of Constanta, Constanta County, from UK, Moldova, Romania and the USA.
The exercise has as a purpose the joint training, in a unitary manner, of the servicemen of NATO or partner states, for the maintaining of operational capacity of structures and fulfilling the specific interoperability and standardization demands of NATO and the EU.
General Bradshaw is paying a two-day visit to Romania, on Tuesday and Wednesday, Agerpres informs.