The activities of the Egyptian-American joint training “Bright Star 2023” have been launched, and their activities will continue
Until September 14, in the fields of combat training at the Muhammad Naguib military base and a number of naval and air bases
In the Arab Republic of Egypt, with the participation of more than 8,000 fighters from 19 countries, in addition to the participation of 15 other countries as observers, in addition to the participation of elements of the civil police and a number of legal experts of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The Importance of the Egyptian-American “Bright Star” Training
During the opening ceremony, Major General A/ Osama Naga, Head of the Armed Forces Training Authority, delivered a speech during which he conveyed the greetings and appreciation of Lieutenant General Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of Defense and Military Production, and Lieutenant General Osama Askar, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces to the forces participating in the training, pointing out the importance of The Egyptian-American joint training “Bright Star”, which is considered one of the most prestigious exercises in the region, as it represents a strong addition to the participating forces by getting acquainted with all that is new in the field of military training, in addition to learning about modern military tactics of various combat doctrines.
For his part, Brigadier General Matthew Reed, Director of Training from the American side, expressed his gratitude and thanks to the Egyptian Armed Forces for hosting the joint Egyptian-American training “Bright Star 2023”.
He pointed out that the training works to enhance joint capabilities to solve problems, face challenges and unify military concepts among the armed forces of the participating countries, hoping for the continuation and development of the training during the coming years to strengthen ties between the participating countries.
The leaders of the forces of the participating countries inspected an exhibition of weapons and equipment involved in the training, expressing their happiness with the high morale of the participating forces from various countries. Military music also gave a number of performances to celebrate the start of the training activities.
The ceremony was attended by a number of leaders of the Egyptian armed forces, commanders of the forces participating in the training, and a number of media professionals.
The past few days witnessed the influx of participating forces and movement to specialized training areas and fields in preparation for the start of training activities.