His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, laid the foundation stone for the establishment of the Air War Center during his visit to King Abdulaziz Air Base in the Eastern Sector on 31 March 2019.
His Royal Highness the Crown Prince was briefed on the center and its advanced capabilities to train air and technical crews in a similar reality to modern warfare, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The Center will contribute to the development and modernization of combat plans against potential threats, developing and evaluating air force capabilities, standardizing combat concepts and doctrines and testing and evaluating systems and weapons and their effectiveness and impact.
The Air War Center will support the combat readiness of the Air Force, carry out joint and mixed exercises with brotherly and friendly countries, as well as training in an advanced electronic warfare environment, to use and evaluate effective combat tactics by enabling Air Force specialists to read the results in a reality similar to the reality of real battles.
The Air War Center consists of the headquarters of the center, which includes a main gate for the center with security requirements, hangars for aircraft maintenance, technical staff offices, ground equipment warehouse, service facilities, sun umbrellas for 24 planes, parking lots for planes, side walkways and e-war field.
His Royal Highness the Crown Prince was accompanied by a number of Princes and Officials.