The exercises included carrying out several missions such as airborne operations
to regain control of several vital targets and clear them of all terrorists, according to Egypt's Armed forces spokesperson.
Long moves of personnel and vehicles are also included in the drills as well as live-fire exercises and airborne operations
"Operations will begin over areas with low population density that have been thoroughly vetted for proximate airborne operations
, obstructions, communications coverage, and sensitive overflight areas, and will be subject to FAA approval in the form of a certificate of authorization," according to the company.
The 2d Infantry Division, in the San Antonio area, was conducting actual airborne operations
, although on a small scale, as early as 1927.
A number of airborne operations
involving the Defence Forces in remote parts of the country have had to be abandoned.
Royal Marine Steven Townsley, 21, who arrived in the war zone last week, will give the inside story during airborne operations
against the Taliban.