Article 21 of the Civil Defense Act stipulates that in order to reduce damage from air strikes, the Ministry of Defense, may, in conjunction with relevant authorities, implement air defense exercises
, evacuate civilians from the street, and traffic control and air raid sirens.
BEIRUT: The Amal Movement issued a statement on Tuesday saluting the "courageous step" taken by Turkey to "cut its strategic ties with the Israeli enemy," after it refused to allow Israeli fighter jets participation in the multi-national Anatolian Eagle air defense exercise
. The Amal statement added that the Turkish decision was a first and called for other states to follow suit "in pressuring Israel to stop its aggression on Palestinians and the Al-Aqsa Mosque." The statement also praised Turkey's regional role in supporting Arab and Palestinian rights.
Meanwhile, the joint air defense exercise
, Juniper Cobra, was completed on = Tuesday to the satisfaction of all levels of command.
Multiple sessions were held at the Philippine Sea including professional exchanges and embark a photo exercise, submarine familiarisation, high-value unit defense, air defense exercises
, surface warfare exercises, communications exercises, search and rescue exercises, helicopter cross-deck evolutions, underway replenishments, gunnery exercises, VBSS exercises, and anti-submarine warfare.
The statement said events planned during the at-sea portions include gunnery exercises, anti-submarine warfare, air defense exercises
, surface warfare exercises, helicopter cross-deck evolutions and underway replenishments.
Iranian state TV reported that the country's Revolutionary Guard air force conducted air defense exercises
Saturday, including missile and radar tests over a 35,000-square-kilometer area in the northern province of Semnan.
"The crew of the Russian Navy's Vice Admiral Kulakov, an Udaloy-class destroyer, has held air defense exercises
in the Mediterranean," the Russian Defense Ministry's Northern Fleet spokesman Vadim Serga was quoted as saying by the pro-Moscow Sputnik International news agency.
BEIJING, Dhu-AlQa'dah 7, 1436, Aug 22, 2015, SPA -- Russia and China have begun joint naval and air defense exercises
in in the waters off the Clerk Cape and the Sea of Japan, UPI reported.
The training syllabus included amphibious operations, gunnery, missile, anti-submarine, and air defense exercises
, as well as military medicine, humanitarian assistance and disaster response, counter-piracy, mine clearance operations, explosive ordnance disposal, and diving and salvage operations.
In November, air defense exercises
were meant to showcase Iran's capabilities in defending its nuclear facilities from possible attack.
China military launches major air exercises China's military launched major air defense exercises
Tuesday, highlighting rising capabilities that are seen as tipping the balance of power in east Asia.
This portion includes live fire gunnery and missile exercises, maritime interdiction and vessel boardings, anti-surface warfare, undersea warfare, naval maneuvers, air defense exercises
, as well as, explosive ordnance disposal, diving and salvage operations, mine clearance operations and an amphibious landing.