Saudi Armed Forces Conclude its Participation in (Arab Shield 1) Drills in Egypt

Riyadh, In the presence of the Commander of the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Mutair, the Saudi Armed Forces concluded today its participation in the (Arab Shield 1) military maneuvers which were hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt, with participation of 6 Arab countries, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Jordan.

The Saudi Armed Forces participated in conducting a number of main activities, including joint field operations to eliminate armed terrorist outposts on border villages, securing the international borderline and strategic communications.

It is worth mentioning that the three-week Arab Shield 1 drills came as part of a series of exercises being carried out by the Saudi Armed Forces in order to consolidate the bonds and relations among the Arab countries and raise the combat readiness and professionalism of the participating forces.

Source: Saudi Press Agency