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Friday, 16/06/2017


Joint National Training Center “Getica” hosted around 4,000 Romanian and other NATO troops along with 500 vehicles participating in NOBLE JUMP 2017 multinational exercise. The exercise took place in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania from May 26 until June 16.

Most of the foreign troops arrived at Cincu JNTC coming from bases stationed in Albania, Bulgaria, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

Noble Jump 2017 is an important NATO exercise that allows us to demonstrate interoperability within the Alliance. I appreciate the support of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania as host nations and their close cooperation so that NOJP17 demonstrate that our skills, knowledge and experience are at the highest level” stated Admiral Michelle Janine Howard, Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples, in charge of NATO's Rapid Reaction Force in 2017.

Multinational Division South-East during NOJP17 coordinated the entire stage of tactical deployment of troops and equipment over the Greece, Bulgaria and Romania and NATO Force Integration Units (NFIUs) in Bulgaria and Romania facilitated the forces belonging to the host nations.

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NOJP17 is a short-term notification exercise, planned and led by the Naples Allied Joint Force. Noble Jump 2017 will test the readiness of NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) and the level of implementation of the Readiness Action Plan of the Alliance (RAP) in Bulgaria and Romania.