NATO
Allied Air Command
May 26, 2022

Romania Provides Crucial Support For NATO’s enhanced Vigilance on the Eastern flank

General Jeff Harrigian, Commander Allied Air Command visited the Romanian Air Force air operations centre and Allied fighter detachments deployed in country to support NATO’s enhanced posture along the eastern flank on May 25.

“Besides the CRC’s essential contribution to ensuring our awareness of the Black Sea coastline, Romania has been hosting Allied enhanced Air Policing fighter detachments since 2014. Since then, Romanian fighter aircraft alongside British, Canadian, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and American jets have done an outstanding job…demonstrate Allied cohesion, commitment, and readiness in an impressive way,” said General Harrigian, during a visit of the Romanian Control and Reporting Centre (CRC) Crystal at Bucharest

After his visit to the CRC, General Harrigian met with Allied fighter detachments from the United Kingdom, the United States and Italy deployed in support of NATO enhanced Air Policing and enhanced Vigilance Activities at the Romanian bases of Borcea and Mihail Kogalniceanu….