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17-09-2020 10:48

“IASON - 2020” Military Exercise completed

The Exercise “IASON - 2020” was executed successfully from the 14th to the 16th of September, in the framework of the annual military cooperation program between Cyprus and Israel.

The exercise took place within the FIR of Nicosia with the participation of land and air assets of the National Guard of the Republic of Cyprus and the Israeli Armed Forces.

During the Exercise "IASON - 2020", joint training of personnel of the National Guard and the Israeli Air Force took place, as well as an exchange of knowledge and experiences in the field of tactical air operations.

The high level of training, cooperation, operational readiness and professionalism of the Armed Forces of both countries was evident throughout the exercise.

Moreover, the joint training with the Armed Forces of Israel, which are among the most modern - equipped in the world, the support and coordination of air operations from Paphos Air Base and the experiences gained, have significantly contributed towards the upgrading of the operational readiness and capabilities of the National Guard. 

(EH/II)