Iron Union 12: UAE, US Joint Military Exercise commence

‘Iron Union 12’, a joint military exercise between ground forces of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States, commenced on 10 December 2019 in presence of UAE Commander of Land Forces Major General Saleh Mohamed Saleh Al Amiri and Commander of US Army Central (USARCENT) Lieutenant General Terry Ferrell. It is aimed at enhancing combat efficiency and tactical expertise between two countries.

About Iron Union 12

The exercise spanning over a few weeks, will see the two sides take part in joint military cooperation to enhance combat and tactical capabilities.

In recent years, UAE, a major oil supplier, has established a growing defence industry, mainly in armoured vehicles and naval military equipment. The joint military exercises of UAE Armed Forces with fraternal and friendly countries like US, takes place in a manner consistent with latest developments. Such exercises also reflect the UAE Armed Forces’ determination to stand firmly against all threats and challenges facing the region.

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