Lieutenant-General Osama Askar — Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces — testified to a practical demonstration of minor tactics and skill in the field for one of the formations of the Western Military Area within the framework of the combat training plan for formations and units of the Armed Forces.
Major-General Mohammed Izz Al-Din Juhush — Commander of the Western Military Area — stressed in his speech the keenness of the general command of the armed forces to develop and modernize the methods of combat training within the Armed Forces.
He pointed out that the men of the Western Military Area have renewed their pledge to continue to exert effort and maintain their constant readiness to accomplish the tasks assigned to them for the sake of Egypt’s security.
This was followed by the presentation of the stages of practical demonstration, topographic orientation, and troop situations within the statement and a review of the basic skills of the individual and the group in the field and combined tactical training of specialised elements.
At the end of the statement, Askar praised the high performance of the troops participating in the implementation of the statement.
He also discussed with a number of commanders and officers participating the optimal method of implementing all measures and taking advantage of them to raise the level of combat efficiency.
Furthermore, Askar called on them to set an example in discipline and dedication in performing their tasks and the full vigilance required to carry out all the tasks assigned to them.
He also visited a number of technical support workshops and hangars to check on the technical condition of weapons, equipment, and vehicles, praising the efficiency of the technical support system, which contributes to maintaining the highest levels of combat efficiency.