“Green Bridge 2021” | Greece – Bulgaria Air Exercise
Defence Redefined
Published on 29/09/2021 at 13:23

According to the announcement of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA), on Thursday, September 16, 2021, the air exercise “GREEN BRIDGE 2021” was carried out within the framework of the Military Cooperation Program between Greece and Bulgaria.

During the exercise, cross-border operations for air policing were carried out within the Athens and Sofia FIR, in order to jointly train the air crews and personnel of the Command and Control System (NAOC / ARS / CRC) of the two countries.

In the said exercise, the Hellenic Armed Forces participated with two F-16 aircraft of the 337th Squadron of the 110th Combat Wing and a C-27J of the 354th Squadron of 112th Combat Wing, while the Bulgarian Air Force participated with two MIG-29s.

This exercise is part of the International collaborations of the Hellenic Armed Forces with friends and allied countries, which have been planned and executed based on the overall planning of GEETHA. It aims to upgrade the Forces’ operational capabilities as well as to highlight the role of our country in the wider Balkan region as a factor in ensuring peace and stability.

Source: GEETHA

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