Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Human Resources Major General Sheikh Ali bin Rashid Al Khalifa (photo), attended joint amphibious drill, “Al Fateh”, conducted by a number of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) units.
The drill included several stages and shooting with live ammunition, on a number of specific targets, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
This came within the series of training exercises that the BDF carries out according to the continuous training approach to upgrade its affiliates in terms of combat and administrative readiness.
These tactical exercises are the most successful way to confirm the mastery of skills of field military operations, and to keep abreast of all developments in the field of modern and advanced combat technologies and systems.
Meanwhile, Bahrain National Guard Director of Staff Major General Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa, inspected the leadership drill “Flag of Glory 2”, conducted by National Guard units.
This came under the directives of National Guard President General His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Sheikh Abdulaziz stressed that conducting such exercises reflects the efforts of the National Guard Presidency within the framework of supporting the security institutions in the Kingdom.
National Guard Director of Staff praised the efforts made by the leaders of the exercise and the participants from the units and battalions of the National Guard, noting that they enhance the levels of readiness and high efficiency in the performance of national duty.
“The exercise is an evaluation of the capabilities of National Guard affiliates, throughout testing command and control systems, in all defense operations that serve our plans,” he said.
In another development, Bahrain’s Coastguard Commander Rear Admiral Ala’a Abdullah Siyadi received Commander of the Combined Taskforce (CTF 152) Captain Ali Al Qahtani and his accompanying delegation.
The Coastguard Commander welcomed Captain Al Qahtani and his accompanying delegation and discussed with them coordination regarding issues of common concern in the fields of maritime security, training and building capabilities.