In a joint air-land-integration training exercise, Royal Air force and US Army personnel worked together to train Joint Personnel Recovery drills in Romania. Photos Crown Copyright.
"The exercise was extremely successful, working with the US Black Hawks has presented an excellent opportunity for the RAF Regiment to advance and learn new techniques, tactics and procedures for JPR," said the RAF Regiment Exercise Conducting Officer Sergeant O'Rourke. "It was great to see that the US aircrew have similar procedures to us; it builds great confidence that our two nations, alongside our other NATO allies can work effectively together to complete JPR missions," he added.
Four RAF Typhoons are guarded by RAF regular and reserve Regiment Gunners that are deployed to Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania until September 2021 as part of 121 Expeditionary Air Wing, supporting NATO's enhanced Air Policing of Romania's air space.
Story by RAF enhanced Air Policing detachment Public Affairs Office