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'Joint Emirates Shield / 50' military drill concludes

  • UAE News
  • 13 Jan 2022
  • 12:00 AM

The 'Joint Emirates Shield / 50' military drill concluded today west of the Maritime Theater of the UAE, following night live fire exercises. The military practice was part of a series of operational drills scheduled for 2022 and aimed to boost the combat readiness of the UAE Armed Forces' major units. Major General Saleh Mohammed bin Mujren Al Ameri, Commander of the Joint Operations, who witnessed the conclusion of the exercise tonight, hailed the high tactical and combat readiness and of the UAE Armed Forces and their readiness to defend the homeland's supreme interests. "This exercise reflected the advanced level notched by the UAE Armed Forces in terms of their air, ground, and sea-based capabilities, to protect the nation's gains and potential in various operational environments," he added. The organisation of the "Joint Emirates Shield / 50" aimed to consolidate the combat readiness of the UAE Armed Forces' to defend the land, naval and air borders of the UAE against any dangers or future challenges under all circumstances and at all times.