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Saudi Air Force Group Arrives in Greece for Military Drill

Saudi Air Force Group Arrives in Greece for Military Drill

Saturday, 13 March, 2021 - 18:15
The Royal Saudi Air Force is taking part in the Eagle Eye 1 drill in Greece. (SPA)

The aircraft of the Royal Saudi Air Force taking part in the Eagle Eye 1 drill arrived in Greece on Saturday, reported the Saudi Press Agency.


The maneuvers are being held at the Souda Airbase on the island of Crete.


The Saudi and Greek air forces will carry out air sorties and joint exercises over the Mediterranean Sea.


The Air Force group was received by Saudi Ambassador in the Greek capital Dr. Saad bin Abdulrahman Al-Ammar, Commander of the Air Force group taking part in the drill Col. Pilot Abdulrahman bin Saeed Al-Shihri and Military Liaison Officer at the Saudi Embassy in Athens Lt. Col. Rashid bin Abdulaziz Al-Oubudi.


The drill aims to boost the skills of the air and technical crews, raise the combat readiness of the Saudi air force and exchange military expertise.


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