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...
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