President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Monday 3/11/2014 attended the main phase of the Air Force exercises as part of Badr 2014 Strategic Maneuver.

The exercises, carried out by formations of the Air Force, aimed at securing strategic fronts and involved elements of the special units and Army Rapid Deployment Forces.

The drill involved more than 250 combat fighters and choppers as they carried out more than 60 air sorties in cooperation with units of paratroopers, Egyptian commandos and the Central Military Region regiments.

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, Minister of Defense and Military Production Colonel General Sedqi Sobhi and Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Hegazi, top military brass and ministers attended the drills.