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Report: Poland Drops Plan to Buy Secondhand F-16s

Poland has canceled plans to buy secondhand F-16 aircraft made in the U.S. to replace the Polish air force’s fleet of Russian-made fighter jets, DoD Buzz reported Friday. Richard Sisk writes Bartosz Kownacki, Polish deputy minister of national defense, told a parliamentary committee that the country was looking to procure 50 to 100 used F-16 planes. “The …

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Romania’s Air Force Gets Certification to Refuel From US Tankers

Romania’s air force has obtained certification to receive fuel from U.S. tankers through an air-to-air refueling mission between the European country’s F-16 Fighting Falcon and the U.S. Air Force‘s KC-135 Stratotanker. USAF said its 100th Air Refueling Wing sent 14 personnel and a KC-135 tanker to Romania for a five-day training operation and a refueling mission …

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USAID, Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry Endorse Agreement to Strengthen Bilateral Development Cooperation

The U.S. Agency for International Development and Romania’s foreign ministry have entered into an agreement to promote development cooperation between the U.S. and Romania. USAID said Wednesday the agreement seeks to enhance U.S.-Romanian collaboration in agendas such as democracy, local governance, health, education, civil society and the European Union regional integration. USAID Associate Administrator Eric Postel …

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Robert Work: Russian Planes Perform ‘Extremely Aggressive’ Operations in Baltic Sea

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said Russian aircraft have conducted “extremely aggressive” operations in the Baltic Sea and Black Sea that could potentially jeopardize lives, DoD News reported Monday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Work referred to reports by U.S. European Command officials that Russian planes made multiple low-altitude maneuvers in April near …

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DoD News: Bob Work Visits Romania for Ballistic Missile Defense Site Launch

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has visited Romania to meet with government officials and attend the inauguration of a land-based ballistic missile defense facility at Deveselu on Thursday, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Work met with Romanian officials such as President Klaus Iohannis, Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos, Defense Minister Mihnea …

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