Amman, (Petra)--His Majesty
King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander
of the Jordan Armed Forces,
on Monday attended a military drill that
was performed by the King Hussein Bin Talal
40th Armored Brigade, one of King Abdullah
II 3rd Armoured Division units, with the
use of various weapons.
The King, who was accompanied
by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim, was briefed
by commanders of the division and brigade
on stages of the exercise and on the measures
taken to conduct it.
His Majesty watched the drill
that included the evacuation of non-combatant
civilians in cooperation with security agencies
using all means with air support by helicopters.
It also included combat in urban areas with
air support by helicopters and fighter jets
as well as the evacuation of the injured.
The King praised the
high skills of the participating units as
well as their readiness to carry out their
duties in a professional manner.