Romania will spend 2.5 billion euros to modernize the Black Sea military base as part of counteracting Russia’s growing presence in the region, according to The Times, quoted by the FOCUS News Agency. Mikhail Koglignichanu Airbase, located about 200 km. east of Bucharest, will be aligned with NATO standards, as evidenced by documents published by local news sites. Up to 10,000 NATO F-35 soldiers and aircraft can be accommodated there. It is planned to become a “mini-city” for the military with kindergartens, sports clubs and a hospital.
The base has already become a center of increased NATO activity in the Black …read more