Kuwait on Tuesday said the arrival of Caracal’s multirole helicopters should reinforce capabilities across state bodies, just as the first batch of the French-made aircraft landed in the country, as per a military deal worth USD one billion. The multi-role aircraft will facilitate integral operations such as search and rescue efforts, in addition to emergency evacuation plans, said Kuwait National Guard deputy chief Lieutenant General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Sabah.
He hailed the arrival of the aircraft as a “turning point” in Kuwait’s military history, besides one of many long-term development plans envisaged by the National Guard, attributing this success to its chief His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah.
On the National Guard’s future ambitions, he said the “sky is the limit,” in line with the military body’s established role as a “bastion against all threats,” added the official
Source: Kuwait News Agency