The joint military exercise between the naval forces of the UAE and the United States has concluded, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
“Native Fury 2018” was held as part of the joint exercise plan for the two countries to train in planning and carrying out joint operations.
The event aimed to exchange expertise, enhance combat efficiency, and increase coordination in various naval areas.
It also sought to achieve harmony between the participating forces for better utilization of various capabilities to confront any threat, develop the general concept of the multilateral plan, understand and implement the system of command, control and joint supply, and carry out procedures of receiving, movement and integration of forces and logistical support.
In illustrated photo, near the Strait of Hormuz, off the UAE, General Joseph Votel boards the USNS Seay, part of exercise Native Fury, a massive roll-on/roll-off exercise to show Iran how the US can circumvent via land if Iran blocks the strait.
Joseph L. Votel is a four-star general in the United States Army who has been commander of United States Central Command since March 2016. Before that, he served as Commander of the United States Special Operations Command.