The joint UAE-US military exercise “Iron Magic 19” started Sunday, as part of a series of joint military exercises throughout the year between UAE Armed forces and the armed forces of brotherly and friendly countries, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
The exercise also seeks to reinforce ties of cooperation and joint action, and the exchange of expertise in military areas, which will contribute in maximizing the combat capabilities and increase coordination between Emirati and US armed forces.
The “Iron Magic 19” exercise will continue for two weeks and contribute in raising the defense efficiencies in military operations, as well as training in planning and carrying out combat operations, and carrying out live ammunition and internal security training activities.
Also on Sunday, the exercise of “Center of Air War Missile 2018” between Royal Saudi Air Force and UAE Air Force was launched at Al Dhafra Air Base in UAE, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The exercise has a wide range of participation from brotherly and friendly countries, including the US Air Force, UK Royal Air Force, Australian Air Force, German Air Force, French Air Force, and the Egyptian Air Force.