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Israeli Air Force pilots train alongside UAE pilots in international drill against Russian technologyThe Israeli Air Force is currently taking part in an extensive international exercise with several foreign countries including the UAE. The main focus of the exercise is to train the pilots in dealing with the advanced Russian-made aerial defense systems, which are already operational in Syria and Iran.
The Israeli Air Force is participating in an extensive international exercise in Greece alongside pilots from America, Greece, Italy and the UAE. The highlight of the drill is the training in dealing with the advanced Russian-made aerial defense systems including the S-300 missile system, which recently became operational in Syria and Iran.
All of the countries that are participating in the joint drill are operating in the skies above the Middle East and the Persian Gulf. An Israeli defense official said that this opportunity to train against the Russian missile systems and to get to know their weaknesses and strengthens will give Israel a better chance to deal with them in a future conflict.
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“This experience gives us the feel for a deployment,” said Staff Sergeant Jordan Anthony from the U.S. Air Force. “It gives us a chance to improve flexibility with things we may or may not have and the opportunity to work in an environment we’re not used to.”
49 planes from Greece, 12 planes from the U.S., 20 planes from Israel, 4 planes from Italy and 6 planes from the UAE are participating in the drill.
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