A Bahrain Defense Force unit is participating in the final stages of “Saif Al Arab” (Arab Sword 2020) military exercise hosted in Egypt and also involving Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Jordan and Sudan.
Arab Sword was launched Tuesday 17 November and will conclude today (26 November).
During this stage of the maneuvers, field applications, specialized military maneuvering, and methods of dealing with hostile targets and emergencies were carried out.
The advanced stage of the exercise reflects the efficiency and ability of the participating forces in carrying out the tasks assigned to them with high accuracy and professionalism.
The Arab Sword exercise is part of the Arab military cooperation to bolster combat capabilities and readiness, enhance coordination and exchange expertise and military skills.
The maneuvers are among the most important in the Arab world and confirm the depth of the ties between the participating states. They aim to unify joint Arab military action to provide security and stability in the Middle East.
The exercise is one of the leading military exercises in the Arab region and aims to promote military cooperation and joint military action between the Egyptian Armed Forces and the armed forces of other Arab countries using advanced weapons and equipment.
The exercise’s early phases included holding a coordination conference between participating countries to unify concepts, exchange training expertise, and deploy participating units, in addition to organizing several theoretical and practical lectures.
Providing training, enhancing maritime security, implementing various sea and air fire man oeuvres and protecting regional waters, are among the drill’s objectives.
The first stages of training included holding a coordination conference between the forces of the participating countries to unify concepts and transfer training expertise to the Arab forces, as well as lining up all the forces participating in the training, and holding many theoretical and practical lectures to implement all the planned training tasks to achieve the maximum possible benefit for the participating Arab forces.
The exercise aims to develop and reinforce the military ties between Egypt and other Arab countries to face regional challenges.