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Not to be confused with Devesel.
Country  Romania
County Olt County
Population (2002)[1] 3,349
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Deveselu is a commune in Olt County, Romania. It is composed of two villages, Comanca and Deveselu.

Air base[edit]

The airbase seen in 2011.

The Romanian Air Force military airbase was closed in 2003, forcing approximately 200 personnel into early retirement; about 15 still live in the commune in the "airmen neighborhood".[2]

The air base near Deveselu was selected for the NATO missile defence system employing Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System and become operational in December 2015, using the SM-3 interceptor.[3][4]


Coordinates: 44°05′00″N 24°23′00″E / 44.0833°N 24.3833°E / 44.0833; 24.3833