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The Jordanian Armed Forces and the United States Central Command are spearheading the Eager Lion 2024 exercise, which is underway this month in various locations in Jordan with the participation of 31 fraternal and friendly countries.

A proactive member of the region’s security paradigm, Jordan continues to demonstrate the importance of its role in maintaining the region’s security and the effectiveness of its military, alongside its US CENTCOM counterparts and elite forces from across the region and the world.

Eager Lion 2024 kicked off on May 12 with a comprehensive and well-planned training agenda that includes a wide range of military training exercises covering air, land, sea and cyber defense to enhance the ability of participating armed forces to counter emerging threats .

Rapid response, coordinated defense and interoperability of units and command and control are the main objectives of the exercise, in which force formations participate in deployments, chemical warfare, border security, command and control, cyber defense and battlespace management training, using best-in-class techniques. -in-class hardware and state-of-the-art military technology.

In its eleventh version, Eager Lion has become a leading platform for military cooperation between armed forces from friendly and brotherly countries, appropriately hosted by one of US CENTCOM’s most reliable partners, the Jordanian Armed Forces.

The exercise is an important part of the global military training calendar, to cultivate higher levels of defense readiness that contribute to the security of the region against traditional and non-traditional threats from both state and non-state actors.

U.S. CENTCOM’s participation in Eager Lion reflects the U.S. commitment to regional partnerships and cooperation as the primary tool for maintaining regional security. Joint forces working together and training on the world’s best interoperability techniques and tactics sends a clear signal in favor of friendly cooperation against malicious actors and Eager Lion 2024 is an important demonstration of this commitment and the trust that underpins it.

Updated: May 28, 2024, 2:55 AM

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