Green Shield Exercise 2014, Nancy-Ochey
From the 07th till the 16th April 2014, Exercise Green Shield 2014 took place at the French Air Force Base BA133 at Nancy Ochey.
Therefore 4x Saudi AF F-15C Eagle and 2x Saudi AF F-15D Eagle from 2nd Squadron, based at Tabuk (King Faisal Air Base) have been deployed to Nancy, as well as 4x Mirage 2000-5F from BA116 at Luxeuil St. Sauveur and 2x Mirage 2000C from BA115 at Orange Caritat.
The Eagles arrived in wk 14, supported by 2x Airbus A-330 MRTT from 24th Squadron, based at Al Kharj (Prince Sultan Air Base), as well as a bunch of C-130 Hercules from the RSAF 8th Wing, based at Jeddah (Prince Abdullah Air Base).
The last edition of Green Shield took place in Saudi Arabian Airspace in 2012; the year in which the acomponent air-ground missions with type Close Air Support (CAS – Close Air Support) was included.