UAE, US launch naval exercise


The UAE's Ministry of Defence has announced the launch of a joint naval exercise with the US.

The drill codenamed "Iron Defender 22" will run until June 23.

It’s aimed at exchanging military expertise and improving operational readiness, as well as strengthening defence relations between the two countries.

The exercises are part of an annual bilateral training event between the UAE naval forces and the US Naval Forces Central Command.

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