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Egypt sent MIG-29s to Greece for a joint exercise with HAF

According to an announcement by Hellenic Army General Staff, on Thursday, October 21, 2021, Operational Training was held under the name “GRC EGY EX07”, with the participation of the air forces of Greece and Egypt, southwest of Crete.

The training took place in the framework of the Military Cooperation Program of the two countries, which was signed between the General Staff of National Defense of Greece and the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Egypt in April 2021.

“Greece participated with eight F-16 fighter jets and one AWACS aircraft, while Egypt with four MIG-29s, two F-16s and one E-2C aircraft.

Egypt sent MIG-29s to Greece for a joint exercise with HAF
PHOTO By HELLENIC NATIONAL DEFENCE GENERAL STAFF

The purpose of the exercise was to provide high-quality aviation training to the participating crews, in a high threat environment, with the integration and operational utilization of 4th generation aircraft, as well as their familiarization and coordination in the air battle.

The “GRC EGY EX07” was conducted in two phases, between which the aircraft of both countries landed in the Greek 115th Combat Wing, at Souda Air Base. Throughout the exercise, the Egyptian E-2C operated inside the Cairo FIR.

This joint training was carried out in the framework of the international collaborations of the Greek Armed Forces in accordance with the general planning of Hellenic Army General Staff and contributed to the promotion of the level of operational readiness, combat capability and cooperation of the participants in a bilateral context.” Hellenic Army General Staff statement concludes.

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