National and US Special Armed Forces - joined training at Bulboaca
Military men from the Special Destination Battalion "Fulger" (BDS) are participating during 1-30 September 2016 at the exercises „Joint Combined Exchange Training — 2016" (JCET), which is held at the military training base of the Moldovan Armed Forces.
According to the BDS commander, Lieutenant Colonel Veaceslav Balan, those 60 Moldovan military men are trained by 10 instructors from 10th Group of the US Army Special Forces (Airborne) at executing special shooting and tactic missions with combat shooting at group level, scouting, as well as training exercises in the field.
The source mentioned the the joined traiing of the Moldovan Armed Forces and US Army have as goal to test and increase the interoperability between the two armies.
„Joint Combined Exercise Training", at which the BDS military men are participating starting with 2012, is developing during the Peace Partnership Program.