Saudi Chief of General Staff Receives US Marine Corps Commander

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)03.03.2022 KSA
Saudi Chief of General Staff Receives US Marine Corps Commander

Saudi Chief of General Staff Receives US Marine Corps Commander

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Chief of the General Staff Major General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili met in Riyadh Tuesday with the Commander of the Marine Corps at the US Central Command Major General Paul Rock, and his accompanying delegation.

The two sides discussed issues of common interest and enhancing means of military cooperation between the two countries, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The meeting was attended by the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Pilot Hamid bin Rafea Al-Omari, and a number of senior officers from both sides.

For his part, the Deputy Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Major General Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Gharibi, also received at the Naval Forces headquarters in Riyadh Commander of the Marine Corps at the US Central Command Major General Paul Rack and his accompanying delegation.

The two sides discussed issues of common interest and ways of enhancing military cooperation between the two countries.

Meanwhile, the Royal Saudi Air Force contingent participating in the Red Flag 2022 Exercise arrived Wednesday at the Nellis Base in the US, where they were received by Lieutenant Colonel Pilot Talal bin Abdulaziz bin Bandar, Commander of the Air Force group participating in the drill.

The Commander noted that all participants of technical and assistant air personnel have arrived to participate in the Red Flag exercise, including six multi-task F-15 SE aircrafts, which is the latest among counterparts, have arrived at the Nellis Base in the US, as the exercise includes the participation of several countries.

He added that this is the eighth participation of the air forces in this exercise that is characterized by accuracy in preparing scenes simulating the real fights in an environment of an advanced e-war and to face and counter air or ground attack, in addition to study modern tactics by the enemy and means to counter them, noting that the simulated threats are the most complicated and enable us to test our combat capabilities and achieve the maximum benefit of them in real life battles.

The participation of the Royal Saudi Air Force in the Red Flag exercise is part of training plans already made to increase the level of combat preparedness for the air forces and training in a different air environment, as well as highlighting the level reached by participants in terms of efficiency in preparation and combat. 

 
 



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