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Tunisia and Saudi together for joint air defence exercises

Posted 4 October 2018 · Add Comment

The Saudi Royal Air Force and the Tunisian Air Force are training together for the first time in a joint exercise in the North African country.,

(c) Alan Warnes

The Military Attaché of Saudi Embassy in Tunisia, Brigadier General Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Sahayan said these exercises aim at sharing experiences with the Tunisian Air Force, and come as a part of the great efforts of the Ministry of Defence to train all units of the armed forces. The joint exercises will last for two weeks. 

Saudi Commander Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Shahrani said the exercises are part of the annual Ministry of Defence training plans that help to strengthen relations and cooperation between the Royal Saudi Air Force and the Tunisian Air Force, refine the skills of air crews, offer a chance to exchange experiences in the fields of technical supply and support, improve combat skills to enhance joint performance, and train air crews to carry out operations in different environments.
He also pointed out that the manoeuvres aim to highlight the capabilities, professionalism and readiness of the Saudi Air Forces.

 

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