2,700 troops from 11 countries join 'Saber Guardian 2016' drills in Romania

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More than 2,700 troops from 11 different countries are holding ‘Saber Guardian 2016’ joint military drills in Romania. The first stage of the drills took place on Thursday at Cincu Shooting Range with M1A2 Abrams tanks, ABC-79M armored personnel carriers, boats and IAR 330 Puma SOCAT Helicopters taking part. The exercise is held annually under US European Command's Joint Exercise Program. The host nation is Romania, Bulgaria or Ukraine. The drills will conclude August 7.