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Armed forces set to carry out joint Saudi-US military Dera’a Alwiqaya II exercise

Riyadh, The Saudi armed forces are set to carry out a joint exercise titled "Dera'a Alwiqaya 2" (Prevention Shield 2) with friendly US forces early next week with the participation of the Ministry of Health and Civil Defense, which will be implemented at Prince Sultan Airbase, central military sector.

The aim of the exercise is to provide highest degree of coordination and training to army and related government bodies on how to manage a crisis resulting from the use of weapons of mass destruction.

The exercise comes within the framework of the efforts of the Ministry of Defense represented by the armed forces to train all military sectors within the annual plan, which also aims to strengthen cooperation and relations with friendly forces, exchange experiences, develop skills and highlight the capabilities, professionalism and readiness of the armed forces.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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