Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 21 September 2019

UAE armed forces to be celebrated at Union Fortress show in Ajman

Military spectacle will be held for the fifth time this weekend with thousands expected to attend

The Union Fortress show in Ajman will feature a whole host of spectacular demonstrations. 
The Union Fortress show in Ajman will feature a whole host of spectacular demonstrations. 

UAE military might will be on full display as the Union Fortress show comes to Ajman this Friday.

The impressive spectacle, which is being held for the fifth time, will showcase the skills of the nation's armed forces in a series of demonstrations.

Several divisions of the armed forces, including helicopters, jets, armoured personnel carriers and rapid attack boats have previously taken part in the live-action show.

This weekend's event will be held in the Al Zorah district of the emirate and is free to attend.

The show aims to highlight the role of the UAE military in safeguarding the security of the country and its residents.

An activities zone set up as part of the event will start at 10am, with the show itself getting under way at 4pm.

Live action battles - such as airborne hostage rescue scenarios - are set to enthrall crowds,

The military demonstration is being hosted under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman.

The event is expected to attract thousands of residents.

Designated parking zones will be set up for visitors on the day.

The Union Fortress event was held for the first time at Abu Dhabi Corniche, on March 2, 2017 with subsequent editions being held in Sharjah, Al Ain and Fujairah.

Updated: March 6, 2019 05:57 PM

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