Special forces from 25 countries attend Warrior Competition in Jordan

Source: Xinhua| 2018-04-30 22:38:39|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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AMMAN, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Jordan Armed Forces on Monday announced the launch of the 10th Annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (KASOTC).

Jordanian special forces showed landing, counter-attack and anti-hijacking at the opening ceremony which was held near the suburb of the capital Amman.

A total of 40 teams representing 25 countries are taking part in the competition which is held from April 30 until May 7.

Teams of elite special forces, military and law enforcement units from all over the world usually take part and compete in the Annual Warrior Competition's decennial.

Two teams from Chinese People's Armed Police Forces participated in this year's competition as well, comprising 20 members.

Countries taking part in the event also include Lebanon, the UAE, Sudan, U.S., Qatar, Kazakhstan, India, Oman, Kenya, Greece, Sweden, Turkey, Austria, Ukraine, Portugal, among others.

The competition is specifically tailored to challenge and enhance the abilities of the teams competing for the title as it highlights individual skills of the team members as well as their ability to work together to plan and execute the hardest yet most realistic and challenging tasks and scenarios these units may face on duty, according to the organizer.

China won the group champions in 2013, 2014 and 2017.