Crown Prince observes part of “Jordan Shield” drill

(Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Tuesday observed part of the “Jordan Shield 2023” national drill via screens at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM), according to a Royal Court statement. اضافة اعلان

The drill — which started on Sunday and concludes on Thursday and is being conducted in areas in Amman, Irbid, Zarqa, and Aqaba — simulates incidents involving radioactive, biological, and chemical hazards, in addition to standard procedures to contain them and deal with their impact according to best practices.

The drill is conducted by NCSCM, the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, security agencies, and a number of public and private institutions, in cooperation with the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the American state of Colorado’s National Guard, and the US embassy in Amman.

Interior Minister Mazen Farraya, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti accompanied Crown Prince Hussein.

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