Romanian Air Force

Queen Helen's remains welcomed at religious, military ceremony at Otopeni Airport

A religious and military ceremony took place at the Otopeni International Airport for Queen Mother Helen, whose remains were flown in to Romania aboard an aircraft of the Romanian Air Force. Queen Helen died in Switzerland on November 29, 1982, when Romania was under a communist dictatorship. She was buried at the Boix-de-Vaud Cemetery in Lausanne.

'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment departing for UN mission to Mali

The Ministry of National Defense is making every effort for the highly trained personnel of the Romanian Air Force to be equipped with modern hardware, said Defense Minister Gabriel Les, attending on Monday the departure ceremony of the 'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment for a UN mission to Mali.

DefMin Les: Aviation Day - occasion to remember those who devoted their life to flight

The Day of Romanian Aviation and Air Force represents an occasion to remember those who devoted their life to flight, National Defence Minister Gabriel Les told the event organised on Saturday at the Air Heroes' Monument, in Aviators' Square.

Iohannis, on Romanian Aviation Day: We send our gratitude and admiration to flight darers

President Klaus Iohannis on Saturday, on the Day of the Romanian Aviation and Air Force, sent a message highlighting the admiration of everyone to the aviator profession and the important role that "the flight darers" have in accomplishing missions for protecting the sovereignty of Romania's air space.

Romania to host multinational military exercise involving joint training of C-27J Spartan military aircraft pilots

Romania will be hosting next month a military exercise European Spartan 2019 designed as joint training for C-27J Spartan military aircraft pilots, the Romanian Defence Ministry (MApN) said Thursday in a press statement.

DefMin Les: Missions carried out by 53rd Fighter Squadron, to better defend airspace

The entry into the National Air Police Service under national command of the first squadron equipped with the F-16 aircraft represents a significant moment in the 15-year history of Romania's membership of the North Atlantic Alliance, the Minister of National Defense, Gabriel Les, said on Thursday, adding through the missions to be carried out from now on by the 53rd Fighter Squadron, our count

PM Dancila: Modernisation of Romanian Air Force, important results in recent years

Important result have been achieved in recent years as concerns the modernisation of the Romanian Air Force and the endowment with state-of-the-art aircraft that have proven their effectiveness within NATO and allow for a wide range of missions to be addressed, contributing to the deterrence of any hostile intentions, prime Minister Viorica Dancila said.