NATO multinational exercise Saber Guardian concludes in Romania

Source: XinhuaEditor: Ouyang
2016-08-02 00:02

BRUSSELS, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- NATO multinational exercise Saber Guardian 16 concluded in Romania's Cincu commune, the security organization said in a press release Monday.

The exercise was held at the Romanian Land Forces combat training center in Cincu from July 27 to August 1, involving about 2,700 soldiers from 10 different NATO and partner nations.

The exercise, which is under U.S. European Command's joint exercise program, aims to strengthen interoperability between Romania, the United States, as well as NATO Allies and partners.

"Saber Guardian 16 is a clear demonstration of readiness with a credible collective defense scenario that includes a command post exercise, field exercise, and live fire exercise," said co-director for the exercise Colonel Robert Bertrand.

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