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Rapid Intervention Battalion/Commandos 61, French special forces hold exercise

By JT - Jun 22,2022 - Last updated at Jun 22,2022

AMMAN  — Rapid Intervention Battalion/Commandos 61, affiliated with the "Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Brigade, and a team from the French special forces on Wednesday carried out a tactical exercise.

A number of senior officers of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), the diplomatic representative  of the French embassy and a number of military attaches attended the drill, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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. 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 levels” of fitness, accuracy and skill in combat in mountainous areas.




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