As the Ajman Military show that was initially postponed finally unfolded in its full glory yesterday, the nation’s military strength and prowess was on robust dipslay, evoking reactions that swung from awe to pride.
The event was held at the Union Fortress 5, and demonstrated a lethal combination of fighting skills that were effectively showcased by the armed forces of the UAE.
The event was held with the objective of raising awareness on the instrumental role of the military in safeguarding the nation’s security and stability, in addition to protecting its citizens.
The military show witnesses avid participation by many divisions of the armed forces that included the Navy, Army, paramilitary forces and the Presidential Guard. Several adreneline-driven events were displayed such as simulated battles that used helicopters, jets and rapid attack boat. Armoured personnel carriers and tanks were also employed in the event.
The initiative was hailed by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, who appreciated the efforts put in by the armed forces and their vital role in maintaining security and stability in the nation and its vicinity, while avidly supporting Arab causes that were in line with the visions of the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.