By Sarah Saad
French air forces participated, for the first time, in the Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP), which was held between the Egyptian and French sides as part of Amun 23 exercise, which continued for several days at an Egyptian air base.
The programme comes within the framework of efforts to strengthen military co-operation between Egypt and friendly countries.
The Tactical Leadership Programme included lectures on planning and training on command and control in addition to carrying out joint sorties aiming at developing planning techniques and air tactics.
The TLP was held on the sidelines of Amun 23 exercise that included several theoretical presentations and practical exercises on planning and managing joint air combat operations with the aim of unifying aerial combat methods between the two countries.
It aims also at achieving the maximum benefit for the participating forces in executing and managing joint aerial operations and maximising shared experiences to reflect on the capacities of both countries’ air forces and readiness to carry out assigned missions under different circumstances.