Egyptian, Saudi air forces start 'Faisal 11' joint military drill

Ahmed Eleiba , Thursday 14 Sep 2017

File Photo: Egyptian US-made F16 fighter jet (Photo: courtesy of the Egyptian Defence Ministry

The Egyptian and Saudi air forces started on Thursday the joint military drill "Faisal 11," which Egypt is hosting for several days, the Egyptian armed forces announced.

The air forces from the two countries are engaging in military exercises including joint air combat missions using the most up-to-date tactics.

The Faisal 11 drill is the latest in a series of military exercises between Egypt and Saudi Arabia that aim to boost Egyptian-Saudi military cooperation. 

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