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Also known as: armed forces of the United Arab Emirates| Emirati armed forces| forces of the United Arab Emirates| UAE Armed Forces| UAE military| UDF| Union Defense Force| القوات المسلحة| القوات المسلحة الإماراتية| قوات الإمارات المسلحة [+]

Country: United Arab Emirates [+]

Classified as: Air Force  Army  Military  Navy [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Al Hudaydah Governorate [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Ta'izz Governorate [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Lahij Governorate [+] 26 January 2018 [+]
Hadramaut Governorate [+] 26 January 2018 [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Al Mahrah Governorate [+] 26 January 2018 [+]
Aden Governorate [+] 26 January 2018 [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Abyan Governorate [+] 26 January 2018 [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Shabwah Governorate [+] 26 January 2018 [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Marib Governorate [+] 19 September 2016 [+]

Sites



Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Mocha [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Balhaf [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Al Khawkhah [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
`Adan [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Hodeidah [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
Mukalla [+] 26 January 2018 [+] 25 January 2019 [+]
`Adan [+] 25 January 2019 [+]

Memberships

Multi-unit organizations that this unit is part of
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Operation Decisive Storm [+] Yemen [+] Firmness Storm [+]
operation Asifat al-Hazm [+]
Operation Storm of Resolve [+]
Resolve Storm [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Operation [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Operation Restoring Hope [+] Yemen [+] Arab Coalition [+]
Arab Coalition Forces [+]
Arab Coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen [+]
coalition forces [+]
Gulf Arab coalition [+]
Hope Restoration Operation [+]
Joint Forces [+]
Operation Renewal of Hope [+]
operations Renewal of Hope [+]
Operation Storm of Resolve [+]
Saudi-led Arab Coalition [+]
Saudi-led Coalition [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Joint Operation [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]

Parent units

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Subsidiaries


Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Western Military Command [+] Western Command [+]
المنطقة العسكرية الغربية [+]
Military [+] 6 May 1976 [+] December 2012 [+]
United Arab Emirates Naval Forces [+] Naval Command [+]
Naval Forces [+]
Navy [+]
Navy Forces [+]
UAE Naval Forces [+]
UAE Navy [+]
أسطول القوات البحرية لدولة الإمارات [+]
البحرية في الإمارات [+]
القوات البحرية [+]
القوات البحرية في الدولة [+]
القوات البحرية في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة [+]
لقوات البحرية في دولة الإمارات [+]
للقوات البحرية في دولة الإمارات [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
December 2012 [+] 3 December 2020 [+]
United Arab Emirates Land Forces [+] Land Forces [+]
UAE Army [+]
UAE Ground Forces [+]
UAE Land Forces [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
December 2012 [+] 3 December 2020 [+]
United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence Force [+] Air Force [+]
Air Force and Air Defence [+]
Air Force Command [+]
Air Forces and Air Defence Command [+]
Emirati air force [+]
UAEAF [+]
UAE AF&AD [+]
UAE Air Force [+]
UAE Air Force and Air Defence Force [+]
UAE Air Forces and Air Defence [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
December 2012 [+] 3 December 2020 [+]
Northern Military Command [+] Northern Command [+]
المنطقة العسكرية الشمالية [+]
Military [+] 6 May 1976 [+] December 2012 [+]
Central Military Command [+] Central Command [+] Military [+] 6 May 1976 [+] December 2012 [+]

Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Chief of Staff [+] 3 January 2005 [+] 28 September 2020 [+]
Eisa Saif al-Mazrouei [+] Major General [+] Joint Operations Commander [+] 28 September 2020 [+]
Eisa Saif al-Mazrouei [+] Major General [+] Deputy Chief of Staff [+] 28 September 2020 [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
Security Force Monitor Name standardized in accordance with Security Force Monitor research
June 2015 Key Publishing Ltd AirForces Monthly (June 2015 #327) 07 October 2019
September 2017 Key Publishing Ltd AirForces Monthly (September 2017 #354) 02 October 2019
1994 Federal Research Division, Library of Congress Persian Gulf States : country studies 26 April 2019
Complex Operational Environment and Threat Integration Directorate OE Threat Assessment: United Arab Emirates (UAE) 20 November 2020
Ministry of Defence "Discover Our Armed Forces" 03 December 2020
Ministry of Defence About Us 03 December 2020
28 September 2020 United Nations Situation of human rights in Yemen, including violations and abuses since September 2014 (A/HRC/45/6) 04 December 2020
25 January 2019 United Nations Letter dated 25 January 2019 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen addressed to the President of the Security Council. (S/2019/83) 29 April 2019
07 August 2020 Emirates News Agency Chief of Staff of UAE Armed Forces, his Jordanian counterpart discuss military cooperation 03 December 2020
American Enterprise Institute Sizing Up Little Sparta: Understanding UAE Military Effectiveness 25 November 2020
01 January 2015 Al Bayan توحيد القوات المسلحة أعظم قرارات دولة الاتحاد 30 November 2020
Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House Risk Perception and Appetite in UAE Foreign and National Security Policy 30 November 2020
Department of Defense Adm. Mike Mullen meets with Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi. 03 December 2020
02 December 2015 Reuters UAE troops dig in for a long war in Yemen 01 July 2019
06 February 2018 Saudi Press Agency عام / ملك البحرين يرعى التمرين التعبوي المشترك (قوة العزم) 23 September 2020
23 April 2018 The National Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed honours members of the UAE Armed Forces 29 June 2019
15 September 2015 The National UAE troops take part in Yemen offensive in Marib - in pictures 29 June 2019
26 January 2018 United Nations Final report of the Panel of Experts in accordance with paragraph 6 of resolution 2342 (2017). (S/2018/594). 03 June 2019
2010 Pen & Sword Aviation Middle East Air Power in the 21st Century 20 May 2019
27 April 2015 Emirates News Agency Mohamed bin Zayed inspects UAE forces in the Arab coalition, Hope Restoration Operation - Final add 27 June 2019
20 February 2017 Emirates News Agency VP commissions UAE-made Baynunah-class corvette Al Hili 25 June 2019
28 March 2017 Emirates News Agency Dubai Crown Prince attends 17th graduation ceremony of Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Naval College 24 June 2019
06 May 2017 Emirates News Agency UAE Armed Forces observe 41st Unification Day Anniversary 29 June 2019
29 October 2017 Emirates News Agency Commander of UAE Naval Forces attends graduation ceremony 24 June 2019
11 August 2015 Washington Institute for Near East Policy The Saudi-UAE War Effort in Yemen (Part 2): The Air Campaign 13 May 2019
2007 Praeger Security International Gulf military forces in an era of asymmetric wars. Volume 1 09 July 2019