Romanian Air Force

DefMin Ciuca, IntMin Vela visit Romanian troops in Afghanistan

Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca, Interior Minister Marcel Vela, and Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Daniel Petrescu, went to Afghanistan on Tuesday to meet with the Romanian troops. "We really wanted to go to Afghanistan before the winter holidays, to meet with the troops and to send them our message of appreciation for everything they do for the Romanian Army and for the country.

Over 1,000 sailors, nine vessels taking part in most important NATO exercise in Dobrogea

Over 1,000 sailors and nine vessels of the Romanian Navy (FNR) and NATO allies are taking part, October 21-27, in FALL STORM 19, one of the most important exercises organised in Dobrogea and the Black Sea. According to the Navy Defence Staff, the Standing NATO Maritime Counter Measures Group 2, where Romania participates with DM25 - Lt.

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.