United Arab Emirates Army Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW The Trucial Oman Scouts, which were commanded by British officers, were handed over to the United Arab Emirates defense forces in 1971. They became the foundation for the modern UAE army, which was created in 1976 with the merger of the armed forces of the various emirates. The United Arab Emirates federal (integrated) ground forces are organized into three military regions: Northern (Ras al-Khaimah), Western (Abu Dhabi) and Central (Dubai). All federal army forces and paramilitary...


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