The Egyptian and Kuwaiti air forces, started on Sunday, their joint military exercise, that will last for several days in Egypt.

The exercise, named Al-Yarmouk 3, will include carrying out offensive and defensive air operations, aerial reconnaissance missions, against hostile targets, as well as, various air formations.

The exercise comes, within the framework of enhancing the capacity of operating joint air activities, and boosting military cooperation between the two sides, said the report.

Egypt and Kuwait carried out similar joint air force trainings, Al-Yarmouk 1 and Al-Yarmouk 2, in Dec, 2010, and Apr, 2016, respectively.

Every year, Egypt holds several military exercises with Arab, African and Western countries, to boost military cooperation and exchange military expertise with friendly states.

Earlier in Aug, the Egyptian and Greek armed forces, put on a joint air, naval and military exercise, named Medusa 2017, on the Mediterranean Sea shores.

In mid-July, Egypt and France held a joint naval and military exercise, named Cleopatra 2017, in the Egyptian territorial waters, in the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea

Source: NAM News Network