King attends tactical military exercise

His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of Jordan Armed Forces, attends a tactical military exercise on August 1, 2022. (Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Monday attended a tactical military exercise conducted by the Central Military Region in collaboration with the Eastern Military Region’s 90th King Abdullah I Mechanized Brigade, the 77th Marine Infantry Battalion, and the Combat Boats Group.اضافة اعلان

King Abdullah was received at the location of the drill by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti, the Central Military Region commander, and a number of senior officers a Royal Court statement said.

His Majesty was briefed on the progress of various operational, logistical, and training matters, as well as on the objectives of the exercise, which aims to bolster the readiness, planning, and coordination capacities of various JAF formations and units.

The exercise, simulating area defense operations, utilized medium-range artillery, anti-tank weaponry, air support by fighter jets, and helicopters from the Royal Jordanian Air Force, and joint operations by the King Abdullah II Special Forces Group, and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Brigade/Quick Reaction Force.

As part of the exercise, the King also observed, via teleconference, a maritime defense drill carried out by the 77th Marine Infantry Battalion and the Combat Boats Group affiliated with the Royal Naval Force.

His Majesty commended the advanced skills, capabilities, and readiness displayed during the exercise, praising the professionalism and high morale of the participants.

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