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TRAINING: Saudi and US conclude training exercises

Posted 25 May 2021 · Add Comment

The Royal Saudi Air Force and the US Air Force have concluded their joint Desert Mirage 3 training manoeuvres, which witnessed a number of exercised on joint combat scenarios to face off emerging threats, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.

The training aimed to upgrade the level of joint combat readiness and deepen the ties of cooperation among the Saudi forces and the US forces, to reach the required deterrence to any possible attack that would threaten regional security and safety.
Participating in the manoeuvres were Royal Saudi Air Force fighter jets (F-15 S I, F15 C, Typhoon and Tornado) as well support from the systems suche as early warning, e-reconnaissance and refuelling.
Aircraft from the US side included F15, F16, F18 and AWACS.
According to SPA, the exercises also shed light on the air capabilities and operational integration, as well as enhancing the concept of air command and control, in a continuation of joint cooperation among the Saudi and US forces, to maintain the security and stability in the region.

The Saudi fighter options the Typhoon, Tornado, F-15C and F-15S on show at the 2019 Saudi Air Show (Image: Alan Warnes)

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