Joint exercise Thracian Star 2012

Graf Ignatievo Airbase, April 26th, 2012


The joint Bulgarian-American exercise Thracian Star 2012 is taking place at Graf Ignatievo AB between April 17th and May 11th 2012. Participants from the Bulgarian Air Force are Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, MiG-29, Sukhoi Su-25, Alenia C-27J Spartan. The USAFE has deployed to Bulgaria the 31st Fighter Wing with its 510th Fighter Squadron "Buzzards" and 555th Fighter Squadron "Tripel Nickel" and about 30 F-16C/D Block 40. The home of the 31st wing is Aviano Airbase, Italy.