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Moldovan Service Members at “Platinum Eagle” Multinational Exercise

CHISINAU, February 9, 2018 — A contingent of National Army service members will participate in the multinational exercise “Platinum Eagle” at Babadag Training Area, Romania, within February 11-17, 2018.

The contingent consists of 60 officers, NCOs, sergeants, and privates from “Dacia” Brigade from Cahul and the 22nd Peacekeeping Battalion from Chisinau and will train together with service members from Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Ukraine, and the USA.

The exercise’s goal is to increase interoperability among participant forces, to maintain the capability of joint training, as well as to develop a regional environment that favors multinational military cooperation.

According to the scenario, the Moldovan service members will be part of an international company led by the American colleagues and will have to conduct shooting drills using their weapons and carry out command and control procedures at subunit level.

NOTE: At “Platinum Eagle” exercise, the National Army service members will participate with 12 HMMWVs and military equipment.

The military vehicles will take the route Chisinau-Cahul-Giurgiulesti on February 10.

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