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Romania hosts Black Sea exercise

16 Apr 2019 09:21

Synopsis

Romanian has hosted an exercise in the Black Sea involving NATO ships. Exercise Sea Shield involved more than 20 ships and crews from Romania, Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, the Netherlands and Turkey. Five ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) participated in the exercise, which ran from 5 to 13 April. Sea Shield was designed to practise joint warfare tactics and techniques used against underwater, surface and air threats. Footage includes shots of Romanian Navy personnel aboard the Romanian frigate Ros Regele Ferdinand, shots of Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis and soundbites from the commander of SNMG2, Commodore Boudewijn Boots from the Royal Netherlands Navy.

Teaser

Romania has played host to NATO ships in a Black Sea exercise designed to practise joint warfare tactics and techniques.

Transcript

1. (00:00) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL WORKS ON MAP WITH COMPASS 2. (00:07) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL WORKING IN DARK LIGHT 3. (00:15) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN RIB BOAT BY SIDE OF ROS REGELE FERDINAND FRIGATE AND OUT AT SEA 4. (00:55) CLOSE SHOT – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL LOOKING INTO BINOCULARS ON DECK OF SHIP 5. (00:58) PULL FOCUS SHOT – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL AND NATO LOGO ON SIDE OF ROS REGELE FERDINAND 6. (01:04) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL WITH WEAPON ON DECK OF SHIP 7. (01:14) CLOSE SHOT – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL LOOKING INTO BINOCULARS ON DECK OF SHIP 8. (01:17) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL WORKING ON BRIDGE OF ROS REGELE FERDINAND 9. (01:30) WIDE SHOT – SNMG2 FLAGSHIP HNLMS EVERTSEN ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY F-805 OUT AT SEA 10. (01:34) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN SPECIAL FORCES TRAINING ON AND WALKING AROUND SHIP 11. (02:04) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN IAR 330 PUMA NAVAL HELICOPTER APPROACHING AND THEN LANDING ON ROS REGELE FERDINAND 12. (02:25) MEDIUM SHOT – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL SECURE HELCOPTER ON SHIP 13. (02:30) CLOSE SHOT – HELICOPTER BLADES ROTATING 14. (02:33) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL PUTTING ON HELMETS ON DECK OF SHIP 15. (02:49) VARIOUS SHOTS – HOISTING FLAGS ON DECK OF SHIP FOLLOWED BY SHOT OF FLAGS 16. (03:08) WIDE SHOT – ROMANIAN IAR 330 PUMA NAVAL HELICOPTER TAKING OFF FROM BACK OF ROS REGELE FERDINAND 17. (03:17) WIDE SHOT – ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL STOOD IN LINE ON HARBOUR SIDE IN CONSTANTA 18. (03:21) MEDIUM SHOT – ROMANIAN PRESIDENT KLAUS IOHANNIS WALKS PAST ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL ON HARBOUR SIDE 19. (03:30) MEDIUM SHOT – ROMANIAN PRESIDENT KLAUS IOHANNIS WALKS UP BRIDGE ONTO ROS REGELE FERDINAND 20. (03:38) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN PRESIDENT STOOD WITH ROMANIAN NAVY PERSONNEL ON ROS REGELE FERDINAND 21. (03:50) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN PRESIDENT KLAUS IOHANNIS TALKING WITH COMMANDER SNMG2 COMMODORE BOUDEWIJN BOOTS, BELOW DECK OF DUTCH FRIGATE HNLMS EVERTSEN 22. (04:01) VARIOUS SHOTS – ROMANIAN PRESIDENT WITH SNMG2 COMMANDER TALKING AND WALKING ON DECK OF DUTCH FRIGATE HNLMS EVERTSEN 23. (04:10) WIDE SHOT – ROMANIAN PRESIDENT KLAUS IOHANNIS WALKS OFF DUTCH FRIGATE HNLMS EVERTSEN, ONTO THE HARBOUR SIDE IN CONSTANTA 24. (04:25) SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) COMMANDER SNMG2 COMMODORE BOUDEWIJN BOOTS, ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY “The Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 is one of the four standing naval forces of NATO. They are high-readiness forces comprised of ships from our NATO maritime Allies ready for everything NATO asks and that could be a wide variety of tasks, varying from humanitarian assistance to maritime warfare. 25. (04:49) SOUNDBITE (ENGLISH) COMMANDER SNMG2 COMMODORE BOUDEWIJN BOOTS, ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY “I would say to our Allies in the Black Sea region that we are NATO and we are exercising wherever we need to be. We are adhering to every international regulation, we respect the international law. We are transparent and not seeking any conflict but we do exercise where we deem necessary.”

Media tags

Reference
NATO758126
Date filming
09 Apr 2019 12:00
End date filming
13 Apr 2019 12:00
Location
Constanta, Romania
Country
Romania
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Type
B-roll