According to the Israeli military on Wednesday, Israeli and Greek military aircraft held a joint aerial exercise.
The drill was held the day prior over Israel’s skies and included trainings to simulate re-fueling operations and advanced air-to-air combat, the army said.
In addition to enhancing the relationship between Israeli and Greek air forces, the military said the air exercise helps enhance readiness for battles in different scenarios.
The same statement indicated that the exercise “constitutes a platform for shared learning and enhancing the relationship between the two air forces, and symbolizes an important milestone in reinforcing strategic and international cooperation between the State of Israel and Greece.”
It also added that “The exercise also contributes to advancing the militaries’ different combat capabilities and their competency in possible combat scenarios, and enables a challenge for the aircrews and technical teams.”