Commander of the Saudi Royal Air Force (RAF) to patronize conclusion of joint Saudi-Tunisian air exercises tomorrow

Riyadh, Lieutenant General Prince Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, the Commander of the Saudi Royal Air Force (RAF), is to sponsor the joint Saudi-Tunisian air exercises.The supervisor of the exercises, Col. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Shahrani, said that th...

Riyadh, Lieutenant General Prince Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, the Commander of the Saudi Royal Air Force (RAF), is to sponsor the joint Saudi-Tunisian air exercises.

The supervisor of the exercises, Col. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Shahrani, said that the Saudi-Tunisian exercises began several days ago at Sidi Ahmed Air Base in the Tunisian city of Bizerte and witnessed a training program that included a number of air defense and offensive operations with a number of warplanes from both sides.

Colonel Shahrani said that a number of maneuvers had been successfully implemented, including theoretical and practical training in aviation safety procedures, technical support, logistics and aircraft maintenance, training on speeding up air operations, standardization of military tactics used in flights and training on intercepting unauthorized aircraft.

Source: Saudi Press Agency