Raw: U.S.-Bulgaria joint military exercise

The U.S.-Bulgaria joint military exercise “Kabile 2015” was held at the U.S. military base Novo Selo in the Balkan country on Thursday.
Among the demonstrations were a landing of commandos and a medical evacuation by Cougar helicopters and the firing with live projectiles by a Mi-17 helicopter, two Su-25 ground-support aircrafts and dozens of T-72 tanks and M1A2s.
The Sixth Bulgarian battalion battle group was certified to participate in all kinds of NATO missions worldwide during the final stage of the drill.
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev attended the drill, which involved 810 Bulgarians and 50 U.S. troops with three armored personnel carriers.

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