Military Periscope Logo

Drills With U.S. F-16s Marred By Crash

April 27 2012


U.S. Air Force fighter squadrons based in Italy have been taking part in a major joint exercise with the Bulgarian air force, reports the Air Force News Service.

The month-long bilateral exercise involves F-16s from the U.S. 555th and 510th Fighter Squadrons based at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and Bulgarian MiG-21 and MiG-29 aircraft.

The training is designed to increase interoperability between the NATO allies. Drills include close air support, basic fighter and air combat...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2022

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.