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Exercise Saber Guardian 2019: river crossing

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How do you get multiple military vehicles across a river without a bridge? You build a floating platform using amphibious rigs, as demonstrated during an exercise in Romania.

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More than 8,000 soldiers from six NATO Allied and partner nations are taking part in an exercise that spans across Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania. Saber Guardian 2019 is co-led by Romanian Land Forces and U.S. Army Europe. The exercise included a range of activities designed to improve the integration of multinational forces. Countries taking part include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, and the United States. Saber Guardian 2019 runs from 3 until 24 June.

This footage includes shots of amphibious rigs being used to make a floating bridge. Plus, video of various Romanian and US military vehicles making the crossing.

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  1. (00:00) VARIOUS SHOTS - TANKS AND MILITARY VEHICLES DRIVING ONTO AN AMPHIBIOUS RIG
  2. (00:26) VARIOUS SHOTS - TANKS AND VEHICLES DRIVING OVER AN AMPHIBIOUS RIG
  3. (01:25) WIDE SHOT – SOLDIERS WALKING BEHIND TWO MILITARY VEHICLES ON AMPHIBIOUS RIG
  4. (01:34) VARIOUS SHOTS – TANK AND MILITARY VEHICLES DRIVING ACROSS AMPHIBIOUS RIG
  5. (02:18) MEDIUM SHOT - TANK DRIVING ONTO AMPHIBIOUS RIG
  6. (02:32) CLOSE SHOT - TANK TRACKS
  7. (02:36) WIDE SHOT - HELICOPTER FLYING OVER THE RIVER CROSSING
  8. (02:42) MEDIUM SHOT - A SOLDIER ON THE AMPHIBIOUS RIG SIGNALLING TO THE TANK
  9. (02:51) WIDE SHOT – A TANK DRIVING ON TRAINING GROUND
  10. (03:12) VARIOUS SHOTS - TANKS DRIVING ONTO AN AMPHIBIOUS RIG
  11. (03:57) WIDE SHOT - SOLDIERS DETACHING THE AMPHIBIOUS RIG FROM THE SHORE
  12. (04:14) VARIOUS SHOTS - TANK AND SOLDIERS ON THE AMPHIBIOUS RIG DRIVING AWAY FROM THE SHORE
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