RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Armed Forces will participate in various activities to mark the Kingdom’s 93rd National Day, including aerial and marine shows in several regions across the nation, the Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday.
Different types of Royal Saudi Air Force jets, including Typhoons, F-15s, and Tornados, will perform in 13 cities: Riyadh, Jeddah, Dhahran, Damman, Jouf, Jubail, Al-Ahsa, Taif, Al-Baha, Tabuk, Abha, Khamis Mushait, and Alkhobar.
The Saudi Hawks Aerobatic Team will also execute formations and aerial displays in the skies of several cities in the Kingdom in celebration of National Day, which falls on Sept. 23.
The Royal Saudi Navy is also participating in the events with naval parades and shows in the Eastern and Western Fleets.
The waterfront in Jeddah will witness a parade of naval vessels and special marine security boats, helicopter air shows, a military parade with vehicles and others for infantry and cavalry, alongside a weapons and equipment exhibition.
At Al-Fanateer Beach in Jubail, naval commandos will conduct a mock amphibious raid to neutralize enemy targets inside a building.
The city, which is located in the Eastern Province, will also host an air show with helicopters, a free jump with the Saudi flag, a military parade, an exhibition featuring weapons, military machinery and equipment, and special activities for children.