Saudi, Greek air forces begin ‘Falcon Eye 2’ drill maneuvers

Royal Saudi Air Force arrive in Greece ahead of joint air drills2

Maneuvers of the “Falcon Eye 2” kicked off here on Tuesday at King Faisal Air Base in the Northern Sector, as the drill scenarios pivoted on carrying out various joint air sorties of the Royal Saudi Air Force F16 aircraft and the Greek Air Force F-15C.

The air sorties included training on the offensive as well as defensive operations, in addition to air backups.

The main objective of “Falcon Eye” exercises is to upgrade the skills of the air; technical and backup crews and reinforce their readiness. In addition to military experiment exchange to the best interest of the two countries.

F-16 fighter jets of the Hellenic Air Force, the air force of Greece; arrived on Monday at King Faisal Air Base in the northern sector to participate in “Falcon Eye 2” drill maneuvers; which will be carried out during the current month.

Commander of King Faisal Air Base in the Northern Sector, the drill commander, Major General Pilot; Nasser Bin Saeed Al-Qahtani confirmed that the exercise comes within the framework of military cooperation between the two friendly countries.

The drill aims to develop the skills of air and technical crews. Besides, supporting their readiness as well as to exchange experiences in all fields.