Egyptian special forces take part in 'HERCULES-21' exercise in Greece

MENA , Monday 27 Sep 2021

The special forces of Egypt, Greece, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates took part in a four-day special operations exercise dubbed ‘HERCULES-21’ in Greece from Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September.


Conducted in the wider area of the Attica District, the exercise included many activities, such as attending lectures and practical drills in the field of fighting terrorism, combat in closed and open areas, rescuing hostages, medical evacuation, as well as operations involving airdropping troops onto bodies of water.

The exercise is part of a series of training programmes being carried out by the Egyptian Armed Forces with friendly countries with the aim of exchanging military expertise.

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