RAK turns into ‘war zone’ with Union Fortress 6 drill - GulfToday

RAK turns into ‘war zone’ with Union Fortress 6 drill


A military drill in progres.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The UAE Armed Forces showcased their military capabilities with breathtaking display of valor and discipline at the Al Hamra Village in Ras Al Khaimah on Friday.

The Union Fortress in its 6th edition is an initiative by the UAE Armed Forces to demonstrate and highlight the role of our highly trained armed forces in safeguarding and securing the nation and its people. This edition of Union Fortress is the biggest-ever public demonstration of the UAE Armed Forces.

Drill-UAE A military chopper drops personnel at the drill site.Reuters

This joint-military exercise showcased the expertise of the armed forces, their readiness, spirit and thorough professionalism in a number of different live-action battle scenarios including air-borne hostage rescue.

Drill-UAE-3 A chopper secures the area during the drill. Reuters

An important aspect of this exercise is to portray the coordination and collaboration that the armed forces employ while dealing with security threats.

Drill-UAE-1 UAE military personnel take their position.Reuters

The crowd at the Al Hamra Village was stunned with the display of courage and coordination.

The forces showcased a hostage situation, controlling the hostile environment and taking out the bad guys with utmost precision.

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