CAIRO: The opening ceremony of Pakistan-Egypt’s first Joint Air Defence Exercise “Sky Guard—1” 2021 was held in Cairo, Egypt on Friday. 

The two weeks long joint exercise is aimed to bolster the military cooperation between two countries in face of existing and emerging threats in the air def domain. The exercise will focus on greater integration, interoperation ability, synergy, information gathering, decision making of air defence tentacles to generate a comprehensive response against multiple hostile air threats in battle. The participating troops will exchange operational drills and procedures to meet the future battlefield environment. Troops of Pakistan and Egyptian Air Def tentacles will participant in the first-ever Joint Air Defence exercise between the friendly countries.

Lieutenant General Muhammad Chirag Haider, Director General Joint Staff Headquarters witnessed the opening ceremony 

Egyptian Chief of Air Def, Major General Mohamed Hagezy Abdel Mawgood along with other military officials from both countries were present.


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