The UAE Armed Forces to organize Union Fortress 3 in Al Ain, 24 February

  • Al Ain Airport hosts the huge event
  • Invitation to the public to share members of Armed Forces pride and glorification feelings
  • Organizing Committee Chairman: We expect increase in audience numbers due to the thrill of previous shows
  • In the Year of Zayed, we recall the efforts of the founding leader to develop, improve and upgrade our armed forces

The UAE Armed Forces will organize the third edition of the military show ‘Fort Union 3’, to be held on 24rd February in Al Ain city.

This huge event aligns with the vision of the wise leadership in highlighting the important role played by the brave Armed Forces in preserving the security of the country, its nationals and every resident on the UAE. Supported by the wise leadership, determination of the soldiers, and their loyalty, the Armed Forces attained a high degree of efficiency and professionalism, participating in the honor of defending brothers, standing with them in ordeals, and at the same time spreading hope around the world, by helping friends and those in need. The UAE Armed Forces represent the nation’s strength, due to the achieved power, readiness, efficiency and ability to carry out the tasks and duties.

The military parade aims at showcasing the advanced capabilities of our armed forces and the courage, dedication, skills and field expertise of the military personnel. The show also displays the modern equipment and techniques, enabling the army to be a protective shield for the UAE, protecting its gains, promoting sustainable development, and preserving the union march in the face of the challenges and threats that plague our region and the world at large.

Military Exercises

The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Military Show, said Union Fortress 3 includes many activities and programs, on top of which the joint military show of the different formations of the Armed Forces, in order to highlight the integrity and harmony among them in carrying out national security operations. Field operations, such as live raids, will be conducted, to reflect a real image of the combat capabilities and abilities of our forces. This year’s military parade is characterized by a wider engagement of ground forces through focusing on joint ground operations.

“In the Year of Zayed, we recall the efforts exerted by the late founding leader Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, May his soul rest in peace, to develop, improve and upgrade our armed forces. Attaining this advanced stage, both in readiness and equipment, materializes that insightful vision, under the support and follow-up of our wise leadership, to achieve further progress and prosperity.”

Union Fortress 3 is implemented by the main units of the ground and air forces, besides the Presidential Guard, to display the military striking ability to carry out the missions of rapid intervention flexibly and with high efficiency, as well as the ability to implement a wide range of military operations to defend the UAE and protect its security, in close cooperation with other security authorities.

Open Invitation

“Al Ain International Airport will host Union Fortress 3 Show, giving the public easy access to the show from different regions of the UAE, in addition to providing the necessary infrastructure for the parade. It also provides favorable conditions for the effective application of military show scenarios and the maneuvers of participating troops.” The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Military Show added.

He extended an open invitation to the public to share the members of the armed forces the feelings of pride, spirit of union, and glorification of their brave army. This army is the protector of the country’s security and gains, the bearer of the light of hope, peace, love and cooperation to the world, until it has become a sword abroad, a shield at home and an exasperation source against its enemies.

The Chairman of Union Fortress 3 Organizing Committee praised the public attendance in the previous two shows, which exceeded expectations, indicating that the show achieved its objectives in demonstrating the cohesion between the Armed Forces and the people of the UAE and its residents. He expected an increase in spectators this year due to the thrill made by the previous editions of the show.