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Thracian Summer-2020 military exercise begins near Plovdiv

Photo: © U.S. Army Europe

More than 1,000 soldiers from the Bulgarian and the US armed forces are participating together at “Thracian Summer-2020 exercise”. The military men are to make a landing with the participation of US Super Hercules aircraft, Spartan military transport aircraft, MIG-29 fighter jets, Cougar and Mi-17 helicopters. The aircraft and the helicopters come from Cheshnegirovo, Vrazhdebna, Krumovo and Graf Ignatievo air bases. Aviation equipment will be also shown during the exercise. Paratroopers from the Joint Special Operations Command are also participating at “Thracian Summer-2020”. The military exercise is held until August 28 at Krumovo airport (Plovdiv), Cheshnegirovo airport, the villages of Poroina and Lenovo. 




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