RIYADH: The Falcon Eye 3, a joint training exercise with the Royal Saudi Air Force and its Greek counterpart, was launched from the Souda Air Force Base in Crete, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The drill began with a ground study, which organized and unified the tactics of the Saudi and Greek air crews, and was followed by joint training flights in the sky above the Mediterranean Sea.
The Falcon Eye 3, which is among several bilateral air exercises for the Saudi and Greek air forces, aims to achieve an exchange in military experiences.
Col. Khalifa Al-Enezi, commander of the RSAF group participating in the exercise, said that the Falcon Eye 3 exercises focus on implementing several operations, including offensive and defensive counterair and air support missions. They also focus on training in advanced electronic warfare environments, which play a significant role in air battles.