Video: Eager Lion 2012 Official Video
Exercise Eager Lion is part of a long history of multilateral military exercises in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan which includes 19 countries from five different continents and more than 11,000 participants. The focus of Eager Lion is to strengthen military-to-military relationships of participating partner nations through a joint, whole-of-government, multinational approach, integrating all instruments of national power to meet current and future complex national security challenges. Eager Lion 2012 has been in the planning phase for the past three years, and a similar exercise took place in Jordan in 2011. The exercise promotes cooperation and interoperability among participating forces, builds functional capacity, practices crisis management and enhances readiness.