Thursday, May 1, 2014

(En - 01 May 2014 - News) Israel, US, Canada to hold joint aerial anti-terror drill


Exercise, to be the first of its kind, will help improve coordination between the three countries in preventing terror attacks on civilian aircraft • Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says cooperation in this realm is of "inimitable importance."

Israel, the United States and Canada will hold a joint aerial exercise this summer to improve coordination in preventing terror attacks on civilian aircraft.

The exercise will be the first of its kind.

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said the drill will allow the three countries to "react more effectively" to threats of terrorism against civilian planes.

Katz said cooperation in this realm is of "inimitable importance."