Yemeni Minister of Defence: 2021 will see even more improvement of the Yemeni Armed Forces

Yemeni Minister of Defence: 2021 will see even more improvement of the Yemeni Armed Forces

Yemen’s Minister of Defence, Major General Mohammad Nasser Al-Atifi, said that the coming year will witness qualitative transformations in various aspects of training, qualification and armament of the land, sea and air forces.

The move came during an extended meeting held on Wednesday to discuss the plans and programs of the training year, operations, combat and moral preparation for 2021.

Al-Atifi stressed the importance of distinguished preparation in line with the plans that have been developed in the training aspects and applied on the ground on various fronts.”

He indicated that the revolutionary, political and supreme military leadership has given great importance to the armed forces, in order to enhance the level of competence and high combat ability.

For his part, the Chief of the General Staff affirmed that “the events witnessed by Yemen and the Armed Forces in light of the continued US-Saudi aggression have contributed to gaining expertise and building the defence capabilities of the Armed Forces, and in making them reach advanced levels in various fields, foremost of which is the manufacturing of various modern and advanced weapons.”

He pointed to the importance of developing the level of performance in the training aspects for the year 2021, pointing out that military leaders live the reality along with the fighters, through their direct field supervision on combat operations in various fronts.

The Deputy Chief of the General Staff highlighted the importance of developing the performance of training facilities, paying attention to specialised training.

He asked to “pay great attention to the moral side,” and stressed the need to keep pace with military developments in all fields.

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