Details of operations executed within Egyptian-Jordanian Exercises 'Aqaba 6' revealed



Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 01:24 GMT


Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 01:24 GMT

Egyptian-Jordanian Exercises 'Aqaba 6' – Press Photo

Egyptian-Jordanian Exercises 'Aqaba 6' – Press Photo

CAIRO – 6 December 2021: Joint Egyptian-Jordanian Exercises 'Aqaba 6' concluded Sunday. Those were carried out by land forces, special forces, paratroopers, maritime special forces, and elements from special branches of both countries.




The press statement of the Egyptian Armed Forces indicated that the exercises consisted of a joint operation to eliminate a terrorist hideout in a border village. The operation began with paratrooping aimed at creating observation points that would enable fact-checking information about the enemy, cutting supply, and encirclement of the village.




That was followed by securing the advancement axes, the detection and the detonation of explosives by military engineers. Then, multi-role aircraft, direct and indirect artillery covered the storming of the hideout by special forces, infantry, and armored vehicles.



The Thunderbolt Forces of Egypt and Jordan also held joint operations pertinent to combating terrorist elements in mountainous areas. Such exercises were composed of breaking into terrorists hideouts, freeing hostages, and discovering an establishment used to preparing explosives.



Military engineers and chemical warfare elements equally carried out exercises of securing and cleansing the building. In the end, Egyptian and Jordanian paratroopers executed the joint friendship jump holding the flags of both countries.




Simultaneously, the maritime special forces assumed a number of activities. Some of which included the participation of torpedoes, and Egypt's replenishment oiler dubbed "Segm Halayeb." Operations included intercepting a suspicious merchant ship, implementing the right to visit and inspect with the support of helicopters, and torpedoes. Another exercise was cleansing a building at the port of terrorists, and imposing control on it.  






Leave a Comment

Be Social