His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan visited on Thursday the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) workshops in Dleil, which conduct research and development to provide optimal solutions for the defense and trade sectors in Jordan and the Middle East, Petra news agency reported.
During the visit, Crown Prince Al Hussein was briefed on KADDB’s achievements in research and development over the past years, as well as the tactical support, equipment, weapons and defense systems it provides to the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) and other security agencies.
The Crown Prince commended the advanced level KADDB achieved in the development of defense solutions, as well as the design and manufacture of military and civilian machinery.
The visit also included a tour of an exhibition that showcases safety equipment, light weapons, night vision devices, armored vehicles, and ammunition products designed and manufactured by KADDB companies.
KADDB was established in 1999 as an independent government entity within JAF. KADDB and its affiliated companies employ 1,200 individuals, selling and promoting products in over 35 countries and participating in a number of specialized defense exhibitions around the world.
In another development, Jordanian Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Mahmoud Freihat met in Amman on Thursday with the Commander of the Iraqi Air Force, Major General Anwar Hama Amin and his accompanying delegation, National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) reported.
The two sides also discussed means of enhancing bilateral cooperation and coordination in a number of issues related to the armed forces in the two countries.