Deputising for King, Crown Prince attends tactical aviation courses graduation, night military drill

22 June 2020

Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II attended the graduation of two tactical aviation courses on night flight operations at King Abdullah II Airbase.
During the ceremony, attended by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti and the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) commander, Crown Prince Al Hussein observed a night military drill conducted by personnel from the King Abdullah II Airbase, the King Abdullah II Special Forces Group, and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Brigade/Quick Reaction Force.
The Crown Prince was briefed on the various stages of the exercise, which included simulations of field operations in urban areas, and night air raids with aerial cover by RJAF attack helicopters and choppers.
At the graduation ceremony, His Royal Highness conveyed His Majesty’s greetings to the officers at King Abdullah II Airbase and to all JAF personnel, reaffirming King Abdullah’s keenness to follow up on the progress of training and tactical operations at RJAF units and bases.
The Crown Prince commended the coordination between JAF and RJAF units, praising their personnel’s advanced skills and readiness.