Arrangements to carry out 2022 Eager Lion drill concluded

The Final Planning Conference for 2022 Eager Lion drill concluded here on Thursday, in the presence of Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) Director of Military Training, Brig. Gen. Kayed Jarat and senior officers of participating countries.

Speaking at the event, Jarat said: “2022 Eager Lion exercise is a great opportunity for the participating troops to test operational defensive capabilities in combating terrorism, border security, maritime security, disaster response and humanitarian aid.”

During the conference, the drill’s scenario was reviewed to simulate strategic changes in the regional and international environment, to meet all participating countries’ defense requirements, according to a JAF statement.

The 5-day conference went over all activities, plans, arrangements and operational and logistical requirements to implement the drill, the statement added.

Scheduled to kick off September 2022, 30 brotherly and friendly countries will participate in the multi-national drill’s activities, in addition to Jordan and the United States.