12 November 2012

Egypt: Sisi - Our Combat Capabilities Upgraded

Within the framework of the annual training plan of the Armed Forces to upgrade combat capabilities, General Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and the Minister of Defense and Military Production on Sunday 11/11/2012 witnessed the final stage of the live ammunition drill which was carried out by the central military zone formations.

The drill was attended by Lt General Sobhy Sedqi, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, officers of the main corps of the Armed Forces and high ranking commanders of the Armed Forces.

During the drill, Sisi stressed the need for giving more attention to developing exercises which are designed to keep the Armed Forces strong and to enhance them to play role in protecting national security.

He called on the Armed Forces officers and commanders to work for enhancing combat skills.

For his part, Commander of the Central Military Zone Major General Tawhid Tawfiq on Sunday 11/11/2012 affirmed that the Armed Forces are at the highest level of efficiency.

He said that the live-fire artillery exercise carried out Sunday came to assert the combat efficiency of the Armed Forces.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Egypt State Information Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.