Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa the Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) on Monday attended the conclusion of the Commanders War Game simulation exercise implemented by the BDF and National Guard units.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief was briefed about the stages of the military exercise and the participating battalions and units. He closely monitored the drill activities that reflect the high standard in implementation of the preset plan to achieve the objectives of cooperation and harmonization among the drill participants, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Commander-in-Chief affirmed that the training is the essential criteria of testing the efficiency of battalions, units, commanders and assessment of the level of participating officers and personnel among the requirements to boost combat readiness.
The Commander-in-Chief expressed sincere gratitude and took pride in the efforts exerted including what he saw in terms of the high proficiency throughout the practical drill stages. He commended the results achieved through perfect implementation, aspiring that the drill will be a significant asset and strong impetus for the BDF and National Guard battalions and units in implementation of their duties in future.
He further expressed his appreciation and took pride in the collective efforts exerted that contributed to the success of this exercise, praising the constructive cooperation by all the participants as well as their effective participation in this drill and the previous drills.
Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Coast Guard Commander inaugurated on Monday the 13th course for vessel captains at the Maritime Training Wing. It has 13 participants from the Coast Guard, the Special Security Force, the National Guard and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
The Commander said the course was part of the Coast Guard’s annual training program to improve the skills of the participating personnel.
The 4-month course is divided into two phases covering the law on preventing collisions, maps, navigation devices, maritime emergencies, first aid, and vessel driving training.