Royal Saudi Air Forces Conclude Participation in ‘Desert Flag’ Exercise in UAE

Riyadh: The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) today concluded its participation in the mixed air exercise “Desert Flag,” which was carried out at Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with forces from several sisterly and friendly countries.

The commander of the Saudi air forces in the exercise, Lieutenant Colonel Adel bin Saeed Abu Malhah, said that the exercise, which lasted for three weeks, included the implementation of offensive and defensive air counter-operations and support for surface forces within new and complex scenarios under various threats.

He noted that RSAF is participating with six fighter jets from the F-15SA system with full air, technical, and support crews, while carrying out 80 daytime and night sorties and aerial refueling.

Source: Saudi Press Agency