UAE and Egypt conclude Zayed 3 military drill

Fighter jet manoeuvres and missions attacking enemy targets were part of the exercise

The UAE and Egypt have concluded major military joint exercises, state news agency Wam reported.

Called Zayed 3, the manoeuvres took place in the UAE on Saturday with the participation of both countries’ air forces.

They included joint flights by fighter planes and missions that involved attacking enemy targets and defending important sites.

Lectures and practical training on air combat were delivered to enhance co-ordination.

Zayed 3 began several months ago. Early pictures of the exercises showed troops from both countries lined up against one of Egypt’s Ilyushin-76 airlifters.

Updated: August 15th 2021, 12:07 PM