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Ongoing efforts to modernize the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) continue at a gradual pace due to limited finances. In the 1980s, the late King Hussein announced a proposed $10 billion military modernization program for Jordan. The target, however, proved to be far beyond Jordan's reach, and Hussein was forced to abandon it.  

King Abdullah succeeded his father as ruler in 1999, and by early 2004 had begun his own efforts to re-orient the country's military toward coping with...

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