Royal Saudi Air Force completes first phase of ‘Tuwaiq 2’ exercise with Arab countries

The ‘Tuwaiq 2’ exercise was launched on Sunday at Prince Sultan Air Base

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C Eagles fly in formation with U.S. Air Force F-15Cs and a U.S. as part of a larger effort to continue building military-to-military relationships and interoperability in an undisclosed location, June 2, 2019. Picture taken June 2, 2019. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C Eagles fly in formation with U.S. Air Force F-15Cs and a U.S. as part of a larger effort to continue building military-to-military relationships and interoperability in an undisclosed location, June 2, 2019. Picture taken June 2, 2019. U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS.

 
RIYADH: The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) ended the first phases of the joint and mixed air exercise “Tuwaiq 2” with other Arab countries, the Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense said on Thursday.


Lt. Gen. Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, RSAF commander, praised the harmony he witnessed between the air and technical crews from friendly countries, the enthusiasm and perseverance to carry out the tasks to the fullest, and the high morale enjoyed by the participating forces.

The “Tuwaiq 2” exercise was launched on Sunday at Prince Sultan Air Base and will last two weeks and includes sorties for tactical airdrop missions.

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