Army chief follows up on tactical naval drill

3 Naval Drill Standalone
(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti, joined by Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff Gen.

Konstantinos Floros, attended a naval defense drill Tuesday carried out by the Royal Jordanian Navy and Royal Yachts Command, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The exercise is part of the Jordan Armed Forces–Arab Army training plans with armies of Arab and friendly countries to raise the level of readiness and efficiency of the various units of the armed forces.

Huneiti and Floros were briefed by naval force commander Col. Hisham Al-Jarrah on the progress of the operational and logistical exercise, which simulates field scenarios with the aim of training participants in similar conditions and how to plan and coordinate to achieve its objectives.

The participants carried out operations to defend territorial waters by intercepting and neutralizing speedboats, dealing with explosives and sea mines with frogmen countering an underwater attack, as well as coastal incursions by ship boarding and searching teams within the area of operations.

The naval personnel displayed an outstanding level of efficiency in performing their tasks.

The Naval Force Command regularly carries out such joint exercises, both internally and externally, to raise its combat readiness.

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