Joint military exercise ‘Hercules-2’ kicks off at Mohamed Naguib base


Egypt launched the joint army train “Hercules-2” on Sunday, with the participation of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Greece, and Cyprus.

Jordan, the US of America, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bahrain additionally take part within the train as observers.

The train will final for a number of days on the Mohamed Najib army base and the coaching areas within the Northern Army Area.

Khaled Ahmed Shawki, head of the Armed Forces train fee, delivered a speech through which he pointed to the significance of joint coaching to improve fight capabilities and unify visions to face widespread challenges.

He mentioned that the final command of the Armed Forces was eager on good preparation and high-level planning for all coaching procedures, and was additionally eager on the participation of specialists from the Worldwide Committee of the Crimson Cross in coaching to consolidate respect for the foundations of worldwide humanitarian regulation governing armed conflicts.

The primary stage of the coaching consists of the opening ceremony, the procedures for integrating and familiarizing the collaborating forces to unify the ideas, an exhibition of weapons and gear used within the coaching, in addition to holding lectures within the fields of cybersecurity and worldwide humanitarian regulation.

The Hercules-2 coaching is a continuation of the event and strengthening of army relations between Egypt and brotherly and pleasant international locations with the goal of growing and consolidating the foundations of army cooperation and growing joint work to contribute to the alternate of experiences utilizing all weapons and gear with superior know-how.