"Ra'ad Al-Shamal", Largest Military Maneuver in Region's History Led by Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2 Riyadh

Sunday 1437/5/5 - 2016/02/14
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Ra'ad Al-Shamal is the largest military exercise of its kind in terms of the number of participating countries and qualitative military equipment of diverse sophisticated weapons and military equipment, including fighter jets from different models reflecting the large quantitative and qualitative spectrum being enjoyed by these forces, as well as the participation of a wide range of artillery, tanks, infantry, air defense systems and naval forces, in a simulation of the highest level of maximum alert of the armies of the 20 participating countries.
Moreover, Ra'ad Al-Shamal drills represent a clear message that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its brothers and friends of the participating countries stand united to confront all challenges and maintain peace and stability in the region, in addition to the confirmation of many goals, all to be in full readiness and maintain the peace and security of the region and the world.
Analysts believe that the maneuver "Ra'ad Al-Shamal" emphasizes that the leaders of the participating countries are fully in line with the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the necessity of protecting the peace and achieving stability in the region.

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