Saudi, Tunisian air forces to undertake joint exercises

Saudi, Tunisian air forces to undertake joint exercises
The joint exercises aim to share experiences with the Tunisian Air Force. (SPA)
Updated 03 October 2018

Saudi, Tunisian air forces to undertake joint exercises

Saudi, Tunisian air forces to undertake joint exercises
  • The commander of the exercise, Col. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Shahrani, said it is an extension of the armed forces’ efforts to improve combat readiness

JEDDAH: Saudi Royal Air Force personnel arrived in Tunisia on Tuesday to take part in military exercises with the country’s air force.

The military attaché of the Saudi Embassy in Tunisia, Brig. Gen. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Sahayan, welcomed the personnel upon their arrival, and said their participation reflects the professionalism of the Kingdom’s armed forces. 

The joint exercises aim to share experiences with the Tunisian Air Force, he added. It is the first of its kind with Tunisia, but will not be the last, Al-Sahayan said.

The commander of the exercise, Col. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Shahrani, said it is an extension of the armed forces’ efforts to improve combat readiness.

The maneuvers aim to highlight the capabilities, professionalism and readiness of the Saudi air forces.