Saudi Arabia’s Citizens Thrilled by Spectacular Military Parade on National Day Celebrations
The skies of Riyadh witnessed on Saturday a spectacular military show titled “We’re Racing Dreams” on the occasion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s 93rd National Day, amidst a large audience’s enthusiastic participation.
The event created a symbol of pride and reflected the Kingdom’s present and the achievements it has made in building a prosperous future under the Kingdom’s prudent leadership.
The festivities commenced with a military parade featuring the participation of the Presidency of the Saudi Royal Guard, the Ministry of National Guard, and the General Directorate of Border Guard. The parade included a horse-mounted march, and a musical performance by the Honor Guard, and culminated with the hoisting of the Saudi flag by a helicopter, signifying the start of the aerial display.
Twelve Apache and Black Hawk helicopters, belonging to the Ministry of National Guard, took part in the aerial show formation. Following this, the distinguished Saudi Falcons Aerobatic Team presented their celebratory displays with a stunning array of formations and performances.
In addition, Saudi Arabian Airlines’ (SAUDIA) Boeing 787 aircraft, painted in the company’s old identity, as well as Flynas’ Airbus A320, were accompanied by military aircraft during the show.
The Royal Saudi Air Force also presented impressive displays during the event, featuring aircraft such as Typhoon, F-15 S, Tornado, and F-15 C. Along the coasts of the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf, the Royal Saudi Navy also held maritime processions and shows in both the Eastern and Western fleets.
The aerial displays will continue to soar across the Kingdom’s skies at multiple locations until they culminate in the skies of Al-Jouf on October 2.