A 10-day joint military exercise between the ground forces of the UAE and the United States, began in the UAE Friday.
The exercise, dubbed ‘Iron Union 14’, will see the two sides take part in joint military cooperation to enhance combat and tactical capabilities, while achieving the desired common goals of both forces, Emirates news agency WAM reported.
The exercise is aimed at developing and promoting ties between both countries through training, and exchanging of military expertise, and to raise their combat capabilities and improve skills of their ground forces.
A second joint UAE-US military exercise aimed to enhance the bilateral military cooperation between the two countries and exchange expertise has concluded in Al Hamra, UAE last Wednesday.
The exercise involved ground forces units, the Presidential Guard and the U.S. Marine Corps.
It was part of a series of planned joint exercises between the two friendly countries aimed at reinforcing their combat capacities and readiness to support operations, as well as securing vital targets, coordinating air support, and carrying out air evacuation drills in residential areas using helicopters.