| 20 April, 2017

UAE-Malaysian ‘Desert Tiger 4’ joint military exercise concludes

"Desert Tiger 4 joint military exercise between UAE and Malaysian ground forces.

ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2017 (WAM) -- Major General Saleh Mohamed Saleh Al Amiri, Commander of UAE Ground Forces, and General Dato’ Sri Zulkiple bin Hj Kassim, Malaysian Chief Of Army attended the conclusion the "Desert Tiger 4" joint military exercise between UAE and Malaysian ground forces, in the presence of a delegation of senior officers from both sides.

The Desert Tiger 4 joint military exercise was implemented within the framework of the UAE leadership's continued desire to support and create distinguished partnerships between both countries in all areas. It also aims to promote mutual cooperation to achieve a common vision by sharing experiences, enhancing joint military actions, raising the level of performance and combat efficiency, and working together based on the strategy to improve the overall ability and combat readiness of ground forces, as well as training them in the use of modern weapons for all areas of combat operations.

The UAE Ground Forces have been drafting strategic plans to develop the capabilities of their personnel, and the Desert Tiger 4 joint military exercise highlighted the success of these plans to develop the skills and capacities of UAE ground forces personnel.

The "Desert Tiger" series of military exercises, a series of annual joint exercises between the UAE and Malaysia, were launched with the blessings of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Najib Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia.

The concept of Desert Tiger 4 is to highlight the professionalism and efficiency of UAE Ground Forces troops, as well as to raise their level of combat readiness.

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