Images: Coalition partners conduct capabilities demonstration [Image 6 of 14]
Photo by Spc. Samantha Parks
A Jordanian H-60 Black Hawk flies overhead with Combined Joint Task Force Spartan participants ready to fast rope onto a building in a mock village at King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center during a capabilities demonstration for His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and his guests on May 16. Seven of the 19 nations participating in Eager Lion 12 took part in the demonstration, a key event during the exercise. Eager Lion 12 is an irregular warfare-themed exercise that includes more than 11,000 participants, focused on missions coalition partners might perform in support of contingency operations. The intent is to strengthen military-to-military relationships and interoperability through a joint, whole-of-government, multinational approach to meet current and future complex national security challenges.