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Pak-Egypt 1st Joint Air Defence Exercise 'Sky Guard-1' 2021 starts in Cairo

Pak-Egypt 1st Joint Air Defence Exercise 'Sky Guard-1' 2021 starts in Cairo
May 29, 2021

CAIRO (92 News) – The opening ceremony of Pakistan-Egypt First Joint Air Defence Exercise 'Sky Guard-1' 2021 held in Cairo, Egypt.

According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the two-week joint exercise is aimed at bolstering the military cooperation between two countries in face of existing and emerging threats in air def domain.

The exercise will focus on greater integration, inter-operationability, synergy, information gathering, decision making of air defence tentacles to generate a comprehensive response against multiple hostile air threats in 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 participant in the first ever Joint Air Defence exercise between the friendly countries. Lieutenant General Muhammad Chirag Haider, Director General Joint Staff Headquarters, witnessed the opening ceremony.

Egyptian Chief of Air Defenece Major General Mohamed Hagezy Abdel Mawgood along with other military officials from both countries were present.