Published: 2021-06-02 21:21
Last Updated: 2021-06-21 10:57
Wednesday, His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), attended a tactical exercise by the 61st Raiders Battalion of the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Quick Reaction Force Brigade (QRF).
King Abdullah II, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, was received at the location of the exercise by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Yousef Hneiti and senior JAF officers.
His Majesty was briefed by the battalion and brigade commanders on operational, training, and logistical issues, as well as the components of the exercise, which aims to advance participants’ combat preparedness.
The exercise entailed the use of advanced equipment, with support from the Royal Jordanian Air Force, to provide cover for ground forces in mountainous terrain.
The King commended the advanced skills, capabilities, and readiness displayed during the exercise, praising participants’ high morale.
The exercise is part of annual training programs implemented by the JAF to further advance the efficiency, readiness, and combat capacities of army personnel.