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Eager Lion 2015 military drill slated for May 5-19

By Petra - Apr 15,2015 - Last updated at Apr 15,2015

AMMAN — Around 10,000 military personnel from Jordan, the US and several other countries are expected to participate in the Jordan-hosted “Eager Lion 2015” military drill, slated between May 5 and 19, according to the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF).

The exercise aims at boosting participants’ capabilities in crisis management, JAF said.

The drill will be carried out by JAF in cooperation with the US army and with the participation of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, the UK, France, Italy, Pakistan, Canada, Belgium, Poland, Australia and NATO.

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