2023 joint naval exercise boosts Jordan, U.S. cooperation

2023 joint naval exercise boosts Jordan, U.S. cooperation  - SS
(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN — The 2023 Infinite Defender (ID) joint naval exercise commenced on Sunday with the participation of the Royal Jordanian Naval Force (RJNF), the Royal Boats Command, and the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT). The exercise was attended by Colonel Hisham Jarrah, the RJNF Commander, and the Deputy Commander of the US Fifth Fleet in Bahrain.اضافة اعلان

Over the span of two weeks, this drill seeks to implement a series of collaborative naval exercises in line with the strategy of bolstering military cooperation between Jordanian and U.S. navies, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported. According to a statement by RJNF, it also aims to enhance the defense capabilities within shared operational plans.

The exercise's focal points encompass security training, anti-piracy measures, safeguarding critical maritime infrastructure, and conducting humanitarian operations.  Additionally, it facilitates the exchange of joint expertise in various domains such as planning, command, and control, as highlighted in the statement.

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