Egyptian air force units in Kuwait for joint military training

Ahram Online , Sunday 10 Apr 2016

Egyptian and Kuwaiti air forces units at a Kuwaiti air force base for military trainings. (Photo Courtesy of the Egyptian Armed Forces' spokesperson's official Facebook page)

Egyptian air force units arrived Saturday to Ahmed Al-Jaber air force base in Kuwait for a joint training with Kuwaiti air forces, Egypt's army spokesperson Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said Saturday in a Facebook statement.

"Al-Yarmouk 2" Egyptian-Kuwaiti joint air force training is part of a plan that includes a series of training exercises between Egypt and Kuwait.

The training includes "planning and managing joint combat between the Egyptian and Kuwaiti air forces" as well as joint defence and attack exercises by combat aircraft from both sides.

"The training comes in the context of the military cooperation between both sister countries' armed forces," the statement read.

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