Bright star exercises - file
CAIRO - 4 September 2023: The joint Egyptian-American military exercies “Bright Star 2023” continued its activities on Monday, which will last until September 14.
The training is taking place at the combat training fields at the Mohamed Naguib Military Base, and a number of naval and air bases in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
More than 8,000 fighters from 19 countries are participating, in addition to the participation of 15 other countries as an observer, in addition to the participation of members of the civil police and a number of legal experts from the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The past few days witnessed the influx of participating forces and movement to specialized training areas and fields in preparation for the beginning of the exercise activities.
Joint military exercise "Bright Star 2023" between Egypt and the US kicked off on Friday.
Brigadier General Matthew Reid, the Deputy Commanding General, Training and Education Command, thanked Egypt’s Armed Forces hosting the joint Egyptian-American training.
He said that the training enhances joint capabilities to solve problems, confront challenges, and unify military concepts between the countries’ armed forces.
The commanders of the participating countries' forces inspected an exhibition of weapons and equipment involved in the training, expressing their happiness at the high morale of the participating forces from various countries, the statement added.