Jordan Army Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW The Royal Jordanian Land Force, the ground component of the Jordanian armed forces, is responsible for ground combat as well as air defense operations in conjunction with the Royal Jordanian Air Force. Geographical considerations complicate Jordanian ground defenses. A large section of northeast Jordan is in the Syrian Desert, requiring specially trained troops and customized equipment. Desert training is especially difficult during the spring rains, when navigating the terrain...


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