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July 2020

01 - 01 July

The Day of the Military Bands

As provided by the “Organic regulations” of 1/13 July 1831, “musician soldiers” (a band comprising 1 drum, 24 musicians and 8 drummers) became part of and started their service in the Permanent National Army.

13 - 13 July

The Day of the Military Speciality “Electronic Warfare”

14 - 14 July

The Day of the Military Communications

On July 14, 1873 was established the first Communications sub-unit – the Telegraphy Section, marking the beginning of the Military Communications

15 - 15 July

The Day of Submarines Crew

20 - 20 July

The Day of Aviation and the Air Force

23 - 23 July

The Day of the Military Press

The first issue of the “Observatorul militar” weekly appeared on July 23, 1859.

25 - 25 July

The Day of the Radiolocation

By the National Defence Minister’s Order of July 25, 1955 the Radio-Technical Troops was established.

26 - 26 July

The Day of the Military Archives

On July 26, 1920 by Order no. 4 of the General Staff, the Archives of the 6th History Section of the General Staff was established.

29 - 29 July

The Day of the National Anthem

The Day of the National Anthem was established by Law No. 99/1998 to be celebrated every year on July 29.

August 2020

01 - 01 August

The Day of the Tank Troops

In 1919 the first Tank unit was established.

01 - 01 August

The day of EOD

15 - 15 August

The Day of the Naval Forces

21 - 21 August

The Day of the Military Medicine

On August 21, 1862 by the High Decree no. 4629 the Corps of Medical Officers was established within the armed forces, thus the Military Medicine being certified as the specialized service.

September 2020

01 - 01 September

The Day of the Military Information Technology

On September 1, 1963 by the Order of the General Staff, the Group of Automatics within the Procurement General Directorate was established – the first body with attributions of conception, coordination and endowment in military Informatics and Automation.

04 - 04 September

The Day of the Military Typographers

19 - 19 September

Day of Artillery and Anti-Air Missile

On September 19, 1916 the first Anti-Air Artillery sub-unit was established in Bucharest.

28 - 29 September Armoured Vehicles Eastern Europe

https://www.defenceiq.com/events-armouredvehicleseasterneurope/

We’re seeing the highest defence spending since the Cold War in Eastern Europe according to Jane’s Defense Budgets Report, with predictions that the region will see the fastest defence spending growth in the world in 2018 . Of particular note, Europe has emerged as the leading spender globally in the military ground vehicle market. In addition to an ongoing migrant crisis, Europe is at pains to guard itself against a resurgent Russian threat, following its intervention in Ukraine 4 years ago. Given the versatility of roles, speed and mobility that armoured vehicles can provide an armed force, it is therefore unsurprising that Eastern Bloc nations are prioritising the modernisation of their mechanised units.

October 2020

01 - 01 October

The Day of the Military Divers

05 - 09 October CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION FORUM

https://cip-forum.ro/

The contemporary world is confronted with an ever-increasing number of international issues that cannot be exclusively managed at state-level. Countries are called to seek collective approaches to address these challenges, diplomacy being an essential component in their endeavors. Most of these global problems endanger critical infrastructures, and need continuous attention which translates into incessant international cooperation in dealing with them. New types of diplomacy, such as cyber and CIP diplomacy are being created in response to the changing needs of our interconnected, digitalized society, generating the need to examine and explore the developments of this new strand of the diplomatic process. In the information-saturated 21st century, the most compelling narrative is set to win the day. Moreover, diplomats are not only spending more of their time in cyberspace, they are also, should the need arise, conducting an increasing amount of their activities outside the headquarters, often in conditions of substantial insecurity or serious underdevelopment.

09 - 09 October

The Day of Human Resources

20 - 20 October

The Day of Military Pensions

25 - 25 October

The Day of the Romanian Armed Forces

30 - 30 October

The Day of Military Public Relations

November 2020

03 - 03 November

The Day of the Mountain Troops

By Order M.C.G.R. no. 294 of November 3/16, 1916 the Skiing Military School – Bucharest was transformed in the Mountain Corps (commanded by Captain Virgil Badulescu). “The Mountain Troops mainly had missions of reconnaissance, security and liaison and they also had to function as a tactical unit, especially in the Carpathian passes”.

08 - 08 November

The Day of Armed Forces Procurement

10 - 10 November

The Day of the Artillery

In 1843, Prince Gheorghe Bibescu returning from a trip to Istanbul brought 4 guns of 80 mm, a present from the Turkish Sultan as a sign of appreciation, “in order to preserve the order and peace of the people”. On November 10, 1943 the first Artillery Battery within the Romanian forces was created by Order no. 198 .

11 - 11 November

The Veterans` Day

Veterans’ Day was established by Law No. 150 of 22.10.2014, modifying and completing OUG No. 82/2006 for the acknowledgement of the merits of military personnel participating in military actions and providing them and their descendants certain rights. November 11 is a day chosen for its significance, the day the armistice was signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany to end World War 1 and create the premises of the Great Union in Romania, on December 1, 1918. This way, Romania joined Australia, Canada and the Unites States of America as well as other states of Europe in showing its gratitude for the soldiers who returned from missions and commemorate its heroes on November 11.

12 - 12 November

The Defence Staff Day

12 - 12 November

The Day of Military Geodesy

In 1859 the Military Topographic Service was established.

12 - 12 November

The Day of the Reconnaissance Troops

On November 12, 1859 Ruller Alexandru Ioan Cuza signed the Order of the day no. 83 working establishment of the 2nd Section within the Corps of the General Staff, as the first organized element of the Romanian Reconnaissance.

15 - 15 November

The Day of Military Divers and 39 Divers Centre

16 - 16 November

The Day of the Military Trasportation

On November 16, 1880 when the 2nd Engineering Battalion was established (High Decree no. 2550) a Railway Company, the first sub-units in the Romanian armed forces were also established.

29 - 29 November

The Day of the Marines

December 2020

14 - 14 December

The Day of the Military Operations

15 - 15 December

The Day of National Military Club

The National Military Club is one of the oldest Romanian military institutions, as old as the independence of the country. On December 15, 1876, on the eve of the independence war of 1877-1878, in full Eastern crisis that would result in major changes in the configuration of South-Eastern Europe, the general assembly of the officers in Bucharest, the largest in the country, decided to adopt the statutes that would become the birth certificate of the National Military Club.

27 - 27 December

The Day of the PsyOps Center