Multinational exercise 'Medusa 2020' kicks off on Monday

The exercise will be conducted in the broader region of Alexandria, Egypt, and of Cairo FIR

Multinational aeronautical training exercise "Medusa 2020" begins on Monday, November 30, and will wrap up on December 6.

A press release issued by Cyprus` Defence Ministry said that the exercise will take place in three phases that will deal with search and rescue, cyber war, surface drills and marine formations.

The aeronautical exercise takes place since 2017, in the framework of the trilateral cooperation of Cyprus, Greece and Egypt, in the defence and security sector. As it is noted, this year this cooperation will be enhanced with the participation of forces from France and the United Arab Emirates.

The exercise will be conducted in the broader region of Alexandria, Egypt, and of Cairo FIR.

The Republic of Cyprus will participate with offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Andreas Ioannides and with a Military Liaison Officer in the joint military staff for the coordination of the drill.

CNA
 

 
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