Israel, Greece hold joint military drill


Israeli and Greek military aircraft held a joint aerial exercise, according to the Israeli military on Wednesday.

The army said the drill was held on Tuesday over Israel’s skies and included trainings to simulate re-fueling operations and advanced air-to-air combat.

The military said the air exercise helps enhance readiness for battles in different scenarios, as well as enhancing the relationship between Israeli and Greek air forces.

The exercise “constitutes a platform for shared learning and enhancing the relationship between the two air forces, and symbolizes an important milestone in reinforcing strategic and international cooperation between the State of Israel and Greece,” the statement said.

“The exercise also contributes in advancing the militaries’ different combat capabilities and their competency in possible combat scenarios, and enables a challenge for the aircrews and technical teams,” it added.



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