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    Swift Response 21 Nighttime Airborne Operations Bulgaria Night 1 Astroscope B-Roll

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    Video by Kevin Payne 

    Training Support Activity Europe           

    U.S. Soldiers from 173rd Airborne Brigade perform a nighttime airborne assault from Hungary into Cheshnegirovo Air Base, Bulgaria as part of Swift Response 21, Cheshnigirovo, Bulgaria, 11 May, 2021. Footage contains heavy cargo drops followed by Airborne troops jumping onto the airfield between the hours of 0330 and 0600. Swift Response 21 is a linked exercise of DEFENDER-Europe 21, which involves special operations activities, air assaults, and live-fire exercises in Estonia, Bulgaria, and Romania, demonstrating airborne interoperability among NATO allies. DEFENDER-Europe 21 is a large-scale U.S. Army-led exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between the U.S., NATO allies, and partner militaries. This year, more than 28,000 multinational forces from 26 nations will conduct nearly simultaneous operations across more than 30 training areas in more than a dozen countries from the Baltics to the strategically important Balkans and Black Sea Region. Follow the latest news and information about DEFENDER-Europe 21, visit (US Army video by Kevin Sterling Payne)



    Date Taken: 05.11.2021
    Date Posted: 05.13.2021 11:36
    Category: B-Roll
    Video ID: 794653
    VIRIN: 210511-O-DT978-728
    Filename: DOD_108337472
    Length: 00:10:30
    Location: BG

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