Egypt-Jordan military exercise Aqaba 7 commences

Ahmed Eleiba , Monday 31 Oct 2022

Egyptian and Jordanian armed forces started Aqaba 7 military drills earlier this week, the Egyptian Armed Forces announced on Monday.

Units of Egyptian and Jordanian armed forces participating at Aqaba 7 military exercise currently in Egypt. Photo : Egyptian Armed Forces

The exercise, carried out in Egypt's Southern Military District, is part of a series of drills between the two countries' armed forces meant to bolster cooperation and raise their combat capabilities and readiness to face regional challenges.

Aqaba 7 runs through 9 November with the participation of the Egyptian and Jordanian maritime, ground, and special forces.

Several practical and theoretical lectures will be given during the training.

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