Pakistan-Egypt first Joint Air Defence Exercise starts

By: News Desk      Published: 10:54 PM, 28 May, 2021
Pakistan-Egypt first Joint Air Defence Exercise starts

Opening Ceremony of Pakistan-Egypt first Joint Air Defence Exercise "Sky Guard -1" 2021 held at Cairo, Egypt, said a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations Friday.

Lieutenant General Muhammad Chirag Haider, Director General Joint Staff Headquarters witnessed the opening ceremony  Egyptian Chief of Air Def, Major General Mohamed Hagezy Abdel Mawgood along with other military officials from both countries were also present.

The two weeks long Joint exercise is aimed to bolster the military cooperation between two countries in face of existing and emerging threats in air defence domain.

The exercise will focus on greater integration, interoperationability, synergy, information gathering and decision making of air defence tentacles to generate a comprehensive response against multiple hostile air threats in the battle.

The participating troops will exchange operational drills and procedures to meet the future battlefield environment.

Troops of Pakistan and Egyptian Air Def tentacles will participate in the first-ever Joint Air Defence exercise between the friendly countries.