The Saghro exercise follows a set of military exercises the FAR carried out in 2019 with other friendly countries.
Rabat – With the end of joint exercise “Saghro” on Thursday, April 25, the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) finished the series of joint and combined exercises programmed for the year 2019. The exercise aimed to test the FAR’s readiness in terms of interoperability, as well as their military prowess in terrestrial and air combats.
According to Far-Maroc, the exercise is the culmination of a rich cycle of combined military exercises.
This year’s interallied exercises with a number of partner countries made it possible to coordinate the efforts of the various armies in the field of interoperability in order to conduct combined military maneuvers.
The Saghro exercise follows a series of military exercises the FAR carried out in 2019 with other friendly countries.
Between March 16 and April 7, the FAR took part a combined Moroccan-American exercise, “African Lion,” which is considered among the most important interallied exercises in the world. “African Lion” is set to enhance the interoperability of the air-land command systems used by both nations and to train the air and land components on various missions.
From March 29 to April 6, the Royal Moroccan Navy started the Phoenix Express 2019, Euro-Mediterranean naval maneuvers with the US Navy. The exercise is designed to improve regional cooperation by increasing operational capabilities and enhancing efforts to achieve safety and security in the Mediterranean sea.
This year was the first time that Algeria did not join the Phoenix Express that Morocco organized for the second time. Participants included Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, the Netherlands, Spain, Tunisia, the United Kingdom, and the US.
The 2020 edition of the Saghro joint exercise will take place in the eastern operational sector of Morocco, Far-Maroc noted.