Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) and UAE Armed Forces have concluded the Missile Air War Center 2021 Exercise at Al Dhafra Air Base in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with the participation of the with a number of countries, in the presence of the RSAF Deputy Commander Major General Pilot Talal bin Suleiman Al-Ghamdi.
The exercise lasted for more than 30 days, during which the participating group of the Royal Saudi Air Force achieved great success, which was praised by all participants from friendly countries, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The stages of the exercise included many activities and events to unify concepts and exchange expertise for various methods of air combat, diversify day and night air sorties, and implement many joint sorties to enhance the skills of the command and control group, speed of reaction, planning and management of joint air operations with high efficiency, as well as training air crews on intensive Air operations and aviation safety training.
The final maneuvers included many different military air tactics, which the Saudi pilots carried out with skill and proficiency.
In another development, the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF)’s F-15SA and F-15C fighters, and U.S. F-16 fighters escorted Thursday two U.S. B-1 bombers while crossing the Red Sea airspace.
This comes as a continuation of the cooperation between the Saudi-U.S. air forces to maintain the security and stability of the region.
Meanwhile, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defence Affairs, visited Thursday the pavilions of Saudi Arabia at Expo 2020 Dubai, Emirates news agency WAM reported.
Al Bowardi and his delegation started their tour by visiting the Saudi pavilion, where they explored the country’s leading innovative projects, reflecting its unlimited ambitions to achieve a prosperous and sustainable future for the Saudi people, under the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence.
Al Bowardi also explored the Saudi pavilion’s contents, pillars, objectives and sections showcasing the country’s heritage, nature, economy, development, science and technology, among other areas related to the Saudi Vision 2030.
Al Bowardi expressed his happiness at Saudi Arabia’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, highlighting the pavilion’s programmes that utilise advanced digital technologies.