Commandos 61 Brigade carries out tactical exercise with French elite forces

The “Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Rapid Intervention /High Readiness Brigade-Commandos 61,” on Wednesday carried out a tactical exercise with the participation French special forces.

A number of senior officers of the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF)- the Arab Army Al-Arabi, French Embassy diplomatic representative and a number of military attaches attended the drill.

The joint tactical exercise (Jabal 3-Mountain 3) featured high terrain combat, detainee rescue, ground and air medical evacuation operations, and reconnaissance and sniper engagement, according to a JAF statement.

The two-day exercise aims to train troops to respond “promptly” to any emergency through joint coordination, and deal with all nature-imposed hardships and conditions. The participants demonstrated high fitness, accuracy and skill in mountain combat, the statement added.

Source: Jordan News Agency

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