November 27, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of Defense announces that from November 30 to December 6, 2020, the planned multinational interdisciplinary exercise called “MEDUSA 2020” will take place .
The aeronautical exercise “MEDOUSA” , which has been taking place since 2017, is part of the tripartite cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Egypt in the field of Defense and Security . This cooperation is significantly strengthened this year as for the first time forces from France and the United Arab Emirates will participate.
The Republic of Cyprus will participate in the exercise with the Offshore Ship (PATH) “A. IOANNIDIS ”and with an Officer Liaison to the joint staff for the coordination of the exercise.
The multinational interdisciplinary exercise will take place in the greater Alexandria area of Egypt and the Cairo FIR .
In the context of the exercise, which is divided into three phases, objects of search and rescue, electronic warfare, surface exercises and naval formations will be examined.