US Army Spends USD 4,5 M for "Bulgarian Panther 2008" Military Drills

Politics | April 26, 2008, Saturday // 00:00
US Army Spends USD 4,5 M for ???Bulgarian Panther 2008??? Military Drills: US Army Spends USD 4,5 M for "Bulgarian Panther 2008" Military Drills The Novo Selo drill-ground in Southeast Bulgaria hosts often NATO military drills. Photo by bgarmy.eamci.bg

The European Command of the US Army is going to spend USD 4,5 M for the joint US-Bulgarian military drills "Bulgarian Panther 2008, which is going to take place between August 15 and October 17, 2008, at the Novo Selo drill-ground in southeast Bulgaria.

Most of these funds will be spent for the procurement of foods and other services necessary for the logistics of the US soldiers during their stay in Bulgaria.

This became clear after a public discussion on the US-Bulgarian military cooperation, which took place Friday in the city of Yambol, sliveninfo.com reported.

The discussion, which took place in Military Club in Yambol, was organized by the NATO Defense College Anciens' Association in Bulgaria. It was attended by high-ranking officials from the US Embassy in Sofia, and the US Office for Bilateral Military Cooperation, by top Bulgarian military officers and officials.

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