Cooperation in military aviation with US to be developed

2019-05-15 17:00:38

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Minister of Defense N.Enkhbold received U.S. Pacific Air Forces Commander General Charles Brown on May 14.  

Since establishing relations in the defense sector in 1991, Mongolia and the U.S. have been partnering in holding mutual high and mid-level visits, giving assistance in building the capacity of the army in being involved in peacekeeping, preparing military personnel, supporting international peace, sharing experiences for humanitarian actions and jointly participating in the measures of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command.

At the meeting, they discussed training the air force of Mongolia, receiving aircraft from the U.S. as well as establishing an English language department for military aviators.

In partnership with the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, the Mongolian Armed Forces is to organize the international exercise, ‘Pacific Angel - 2019’, involving those in military hospitals, construction and engineering in Bayangol soum of Selenge aimag in August this year.