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JUSTICE SWORD ~ Romanian and US Forces Training

Dagger Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and 280th Romanian Mechanised Battalion conducted MOUT situational training exercises (STXs) during Exercise JUSTICE SWORD in Romania [US Army: Maj Brett Sullenger]

Romanian and US forces on JUSTICE SWORD 22 have been practising defensive and offensive operations on Cincu training ground in Romania.

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Romanian and US forces have been practising together on Cincu training ground in Transylvania, Romania. The exercise, referred to as Exercise JUSTICE SWORD, is an annual validation exercise for the 280th Romanian Mechanised Battalion. It saw Romanian troops train alongside soldiers from the United States 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), which has been stationed in Europe since the summer of 2022. The exercise ran from 27 October to 11 November 2022.

[© NATO Multimedia]

This NATO Multimedia footage, released today, includes Romanian and US armoured vehicles live-firing on a training ground as well as soundbites from Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Black and Sergeant First Class Daniel Perdue, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

Shot list:-

  • 00:00 ~ Romanian infantry fighting vehicles armed with 73mm 2A28 GROM cannon and 25mm cannon conduct live-firing
  • 00:36 ~ Romanian infantry fighting vehicle firing the 25mm cannon
  • 00:44 ~ Romanian infantry fighting vehicle firing the 73mm 2A28 GROM cannon
  • 00:49 ~ Romanian infantry fighting vehicles armed with 73mm 2A28 GROM cannon and 25mm cannon conduct live-firing, along with Romanian troops firing rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) and general-purpose machine guns
  • 00:54) ~ Romanian infantry fighting vehicles with troops firing RPG
  • 01:13 ~ Romanian infantry fighting vehicles driving across the training ground
  • 02:53 ~ American M1151 HMMWVs driving across the training ground
  • 03:19 ~ American M1151 HMMWVs firing m2A1 .50cal machine gun on live-fire exercise
  • 03:28 ~ troops from 101st Airborne prepare M1151 HMMWV for underslung transport
  • 04:23 ~ troops from 101st Airborne sign off paperwork for underslung transport
  • 04:31 ~ troops from 101st Airborne apply camouflage cream in preparation for live-fire exercise
  • 04:55 ~ troops from 101st Airborne puts on body armour in preparation for live-fire exercise
  • 05:02 ~ troops from 101st Airborne walking while carrying M2A1 .50cal machine gun
  • 05:29 ~ troops from 101st Airborne prepare for live-fire exercise
  • 05:35 ~ Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters sat on training ground
  • 06:01 ~ soundbite – Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Black, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), US Army
  • 06:19 ~ soundbite – Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Black, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), US Army
  • 06:35 ~ soundbite – Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Black, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), US Army
  • 06:58 ~ soundbite – Sergeant First Class Daniel Perdue, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), US Army

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