ABU DHABI, 5th May, 2016 (WAM) – Land forces from the UAE and Malaysia concluded joint military exercises, codenamed “Desert Tiger 2”, which were conducted in the UAE.

Brigadier Saeed Rashid Al Shehi, Deputy Commander of the UAE Land Forces, and Lieutenant General Zulkiple Hj. Kassim, Malaysian Army’s Field Commander, and other senior Emirati and Malaysian officers, today attended the closing drills.

The UAE Armed Forces conduct such exercises with armies of brotherly and friendly countries as part of the country’s strategy to elevate its capabilities and test the readiness of its armed forces.

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