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NEWS | Jan. 8, 2023

Coalition Conducts Counter UAS Operational Exercise

By By CJTF-OIR Public Affairs

On Jan. 8, 2023, Coalition Forces conducted an operational exercise at Al Asad Airbase, Iraq that involved engaging an Unmanned Aerial System to validate weapons systems and maintain crew proficiency and readiness. The UAS was part of the operational exercise.

These exercises ensure the Coalition’s continued capability to support our partner forces and protect our Coalition forces. 

Extensive planning and proper safety measures are taken before and during live fire rehearsals in order to protect the Coalition and the local population.

Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve advises, assists, and enables partner forces to secure the lasting defeat of ISIS and to enable the establishment of an enduring security cooperation framework.