Saudi air force contingent in UK for Cobra Warrior drills
The Royal Saudi Air Force is one of seven detachments currently in action at RAF Coningsby in the UK for the Cobra Warrior 2023 exercise.
On behalf of Lt. Gen. Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force, Maj. Gen. Abdullah Al-Shahri, assistant commander of King Fahd Air Force Base, witnessed the events and drills of the group participating in the exercise.
Al-Shahri said the efforts of the group were reassuring and demonstrated professionalism.
He added that the Saudi pilots operated Typhoon aircraft during the exercise, which aimed to boost cooperation between the Saudi and UK forces and the other participating countries, in addition to exchanging expertise in the fields of planning and joint air operations.