BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:40 P.M.) – Russian and Egyptian paratroopers conducted joint building breach and clear exercises near Cairo on Monday as part of the ‘Defenders of Friendship 2018’ drills.

The joint drills include more than 400 paratroopers and 15 helicopters and other aircraft from Russia and Egypt, along with Russian BMD-2 and BTR-D armoured vehicles.

The exercises began on October 15 and will run until Friday.

 

 

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