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Turkish, US, Qatari forces hold joint air drill in Doha

April 28, 2019 at 3:25 pm

A Qatari Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet takes off as part of a Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn mission against Libya, on March 25, 2011 [US Navy / Paul Farley]

Qatari military chief on Saturday visited an ongoing three-nation air operation exercise in capital Doha, according to local media.

“Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces [Lt. Gen Ghanem bin Shaheen al Ghanem] checked on Saqr 21 military exercise, which is carried out by the Amiri Air Force”, Qatar News Agency reported.

Turkish Forces and the US Air Forces also joined the exercise along with the Interior Ministry, coast guard, naval forces and special forces of Qatar, said the report.

The tri-national military drill began on April 23 and will continue until April 30.