Falcon Eye 1 drill maneuvers kicked off in Greece Tuesday.
The drill started with a number of sorties from both Royal Saudi Air Force’s F-15C fighters and Hellenic Air Force’s F-16, Mirage 2000 and F-4 Phantom fighters.
The Commander of the Air Force group taking part in the drill Colonel Pilot Abdulrahman bin Saeed Al-Shihri said that this drill aims to develop the skills of air and technical crews and to support their readiness and to exchange experiences in all fields, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The Royal Saudi Air Force’s F-15C fighters taking part in the drill arrived with its full air, technical and backing up crews in Souda Airbase, at the Greek island of Crete last Saturday.
The Air Force group was received by Saudi Ambassador in the Greek capital Dr. Saad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Ammar, Commander of the Air Force group taking part in the drill Colonel Pilot Abdulrahman Bin Saeed Al-Shihri and Military Liaison Officer at the Saudi Embassy in Athens Lt. Colonel Rashid Bin Abdulaziz Al-Oubudi.