Union Fortress 3 video coverage live military demonstration UAE armed forces
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) armed forces have performed its third Union Fortress live combat demonstration in Al Ain airport, February 24, 2018. Army Recognition with its Defense and Security Web TV News channel was on site to make a vide report about this event.
Main Battle Tank Leclerc and BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle of UAE armed forces at Union Fortress 3 military live demonstration near Al ain airport in United Arab Emirates (Picture source Army Recognition)
Union Fortress 3 has involved the main ground force units as well as the Presidential Guard of United Arab Emirates across several combat sceanarios showing the ability of UAE armed forces to perform a wide range of combat missions and response to the modern military and terrorist threats.
The goal of this live military demonstration has also showed that UAE armed forces are able to carry out rapid intervention missions with outstanding agility and high efficiency. It will also showcase the strength to perform a wide range of military operations to defend the homeland and protect its security, in close cooperation with other security services.
The event was attended by H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler's Representative in the Eastern Region; H.H.Sheikh Surour bin Mohammed Al Nahyan;H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; Dr. Sheikh Saeed bin Mohammed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance; and a number of Sheikhs, ministers and senior officials, commanders of Armed Forces units and formations and chiefs of Police forces.
During the demonstration, UAE armed forces and Presidential Guard have demonstrated the remarkable military power, using modern military equipment, attack helicopters, fighter aircraft and combat vehicles including main battle tanks Leclerc and BMP-3 armoured infantry fighting vehicles in service with the UAE armed forces.
Field operations, such as live raids and anti-terrorist operations, were conducted, to reflect the real image of the combat abilities mastered by the UAE army and Presidential Guard forces in carrying out national security operations.