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.

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