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Also known as: Firmness Storm| operation Asifat al-Hazm| Operation Storm of Resolve| Resolve Storm [+]

Country: Yemen [+]

Classified as: Air Force  Army  Joint Operation  Military  Navy [+]

Areas of operation



Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Yemen [+] 26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]

Member units

All units that comprise this unit.
Name Country Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
3 Helicopter Squadron [+] Bahrain [+] 3 [+]
3rd Helicopter Squadron [+]
3 Squadron [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
Royal Bahraini Air Force [+] Bahrain [+] Air Force [+]
RBAF [+]
سلاح الجو [+]
سلاح الجو الملكي [+]
سلاح الجو الملكي البحريني [+]
قوات جوية [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
Royal Guard Special Forces [+] Bahrain [+] Royal Guard Special Force [+] Military [+]
Egyptian Air Force [+] Egypt [+] air force [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
Egyptian Navy [+] Egypt [+] naval force [+]
navy [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
6 Squadron [+] Jordan [+] 6 [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
Royal Jordanian Air Force [+] Jordan [+] air force [+]
Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Malakiya al Urduniya [+]
RJAF [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
Kuwait Air Force [+] Kuwait [+] Air Force [+]
Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Kuwaitiya [+]
KAF [+]
Kuwaiti air force [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
Escadron de Chasse "Spark" [+] Morocco [+] escadrille [+]
Escadrille 'Spark' [+]
escadron Spark [+]
'Spark' [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
Royal Moroccan Air Force [+] Morocco [+] Adwas Ujenna Ageldan [+]
air force [+]
Alkowat al Malakiya al Jawiya [+]
Forces royales air [+]
FRA [+]
RMAF [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
Qatar Emiri Air Force [+] Qatar [+] QAEF [+]
Qatar Amiri Air Force [+]
Qatar Emiri Air Force [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
10 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 10 Sqn [+]
10th Squadron [+]
10th Squadron RSAF [+]
No10 Squadron [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
13 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 13 [+]
13th Squadron [+]
13th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 13 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
18 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 18th Squadron [+]
No. 18 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
2 Aviation Brigade [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 2nd Aviation Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
2 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 2nd Squadron [+]
2nd Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 2 [+]
Number 2 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
23 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 23rd Squadron [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
24 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 24th Squadron [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
3 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 3rd Squadron [+]
3rd Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 3 [+]
No3 Squadron [+]
Third Squadron [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
34 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 34 [+]
34th Squadron [+]
34th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 34 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
5 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 5 [+]
5th Squadron [+]
Fifth Squadron [+]
No. 5 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
55 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 55th Squadron [+]
55th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 55 [+]
Number 55 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
6 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 6th Squadron [+]
6th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 6 [+]
Number 6 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
66 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 66th Squadron [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
7 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 7th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 7 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
75 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 75th Squadron [+]
75th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 75 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
83 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 83rd Squadron [+]
83rd Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 83+C39 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
92 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 92nd Squadron [+]
92nd Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 92 [+]
Number 92 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
99 Squadron [+] Saudi Arabia [+] 99th Squadron [+]
99th Squadron RSAF [+]
No. 99 [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
Airborne Brigade [+] Saudi Arabia [+] RSLF Airborne Brigade [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
Special Forces [+]
Eastern Fleet [+] Saudi Arabia [+] RSNF Eastern Fleet [+]
الأسطول الشرقي [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Royal Saudi Air Force [+] Saudi Arabia [+] Air Force [+]
Royal Saudi Air Forces [+]
RSAF [+]
Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+]
Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command [+] Saudi Arabia [+] Army Aviation Command [+]
RSLAF Aviation Command [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
Royal Saudi Naval Forces [+] Saudi Arabia [+] Naval Forces [+]
Navy [+]
Navy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia [+]
Royal Saudi Navy [+]
Royal Saudi Navy Forces [+]
RSAN [+]
RSN [+]
RSNF [+]
Saudi Royal Navy Forces [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
26 March 2015 [+]
Western Fleet [+] Saudi Arabia [+] RSNF Western Fleet [+]
Western Region Fleet [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]
Sudan Air Force [+] Sudan [+] Sudanese Air Force [+] Air Force [+]
Military [+]
26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]
United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence Force [+] United Arab Emirates [+] 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 [+]
26 March 2015 [+]
United Arab Emirates Armed Forces [+] United Arab Emirates [+] 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 [+]
Air Force [+]
Army [+]
Military [+]
Navy [+]

Parent units

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Personnel

Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz [+] None Commander [+]
Fahad bin Turky bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud [+] None Commander of Joint Special Operations [+]
Abdurrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan [+] Lieutenant General [+] Commander [+] Commander of the Joint Forces [+] 26 March 2015 [+] 21 April 2015 [+]

Incidents


According to Amnesty International: "VIOLATIONS OF INTERNATIOAL LAW: HUNDREDS OF CIVILIANS KILLED IN COALITION AIRSTRIKES [...] Since 25 March 2015, thousands of airstrikes by Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have killed hundreds of civilians all over Yemen. The eight strikes investigated by Amnesty International for this briefing killed at least 141 ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]


According to Human Rights Watch: "Unlawful Airstrikes [...] Human Rights Watch investigated several coalition aerial attacks in Saada City that appeared to be in violation of the laws of war. On the basis of information from relatives, witnesses, medical staff, and local Houthi authorities Human Rights Watch compiled the names ... [+]

Sources

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Publication Date Publisher Title Access Date Archive Link
09 December 2016 Center for Strategic and International Studies The Bahrain Defence Force: The Monarchy’s Second-to-Last Line of Defense 11 November 2020
11 September 2015 Ahram Online There are no Egyptian ground troops in Yemen: Saudi-led coalition spokesman 12 February 2021
22 August 2016 Ahram Online Egypt's Sisi tackles foreign policy issues in lengthy interview 12 February 2021
26 March 2015 Ahram Online Egypt navy and air force taking part in military intervention in Yemen: Presidency 12 February 2021
26 March 2015 Al Arabiya News Egypt, Pakistan join military campaign against Houthis 09 February 2021
21 April 2015 Al Arabiya News ‘Op Decisive Storm’ ends in Yemen 19 May 2019
26 March 2015 Al Arabiya News Your guide to ‘Operation Decisive Storm’ 19 May 2019
June 2015 Key Publishing Ltd AirForces Monthly (June 2015 #327) 07 October 2019
August 2016 Key Publishing Ltd AirForces Monthly (August 2016 #341) 25 October 2019
November 2017 Key Publishing Ltd AirForces Monthly (November 2017 #356) 16 August 2019
September 2017 Key Publishing Ltd AirForces Monthly (September 2017 #354) 02 October 2019
16 April 2015 أخبار 24 "عسيري" يكشف عن قائد "عاصفة الحزم".. ويؤكد: التدخل البري لم يحن موعده (فيديو) 18 February 2021
16 July 2017 Al Arab فهد بن تركي أمير مقاتل تعرفه جبهات اليمن 01 March 2021
24 February 2017 Associated Press Website: A Jordanian F-16 jet crashed in Saudi Arabia 12 February 2021
15 March 2015 Al Arabiya News Saudi deploys advanced fighter jets in Yemen 07 October 2020
12 May 2015 Le360 EXCLUSIF. COMMENT LE F16 MAROCAIN A ÉTÉ ABATTU 10 February 2021
26 February 2017 Gulf News Kuwait fighter jets conducted 3,000 sorties in Yemen 27 February 2021
17 August 2018 United Nations Situation of human rights in Yemen, including violations and abuses since September 2014 (A/HRC/39/43) 19 July 2019
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
27 January 2017 United Nations Letter dated 27 January 2017 from the Panel of Experts on Yemen addressed to the President of the Security Council. (S/2018/193) 04 October 2019
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
18 August 2015 Amnesty International Nowhere safe for civilians': Airstrikes and ground attacks in Yemen (Index MDE 31/2291/2015) 19 January 2021
14 September 2018 Arabian Aerospace Bahrain's Blockbusters 13 July 2020
03 April 2019 Arabian Aerospace Battle-weary Bahrain looks to upgrade forces 12 July 2020
21 January 2016 Arabian Aerospace Kuwaiti Typhoon contract still not signed 06 November 2019
10 April 2018 Arabian Aerospace The power of two 06 November 2019
29 May 2019 Arabian Aerospace What's that buzz? 06 November 2019
15 May 2018 Arab News FaceOf: Prince Fahad bin Turki bin Abdul Aziz, commander of the joint forces of the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen 25 February 2021
23 April 2015 American Enterprise Institute 2015 Saudi-led Intervention in Yemen: Order of Battle 26 April 2019
09 May 2019 Defence IQ Sudan Air Chief talks future acquisitions and domestic developments 11 February 2021
30 June 2015 Human Rights Watch Targeting Saada: Unlawful Coalition Airstrikes on Saada City in Yemen 09 October 2019
12 May 2016 King Abdulaziz University KAU Delegation visits military forces stationed on the southern border in Najran 18 February 2021
26 April 2015 Kuwait News Agency Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Saudi Defense Min. discuss Yemen's conditions 18 May 2019
23 January 2017 Middle East Observer Egypt renews mission of its troops in the Red Sea and Bab AL-Mandab 09 February 2021
Ministry of Defense and Aviation Commander of the Joint Forces 25 February 2021
31 May 2015 Saudi Press Agency Defense Minister Patronizes Graduation Ceremony of 28th Batch of Cadets from King Fahd Naval College 19 July 2019
02 April 2018 Saudi Press Agency ثقافي / قيادة الأسطول الشرقي تنظم المهرجان البحري الرابع بعنوان " الوطن انتماء وولاء " 22 September 2020
24 April 2017 Saudi Press Agency KHALID BIN SALMAN BIN ABDULAZIZ AL SAUD 31 May 2019
05 February 2017 Saudi Press Agency HMS Al-Madinah Docks at Jeddah after Houthi Terrorist Attack 28 June 2019
23 April 2018 The National Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed honours members of the UAE Armed Forces 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
26 March 2015 Al Arabiya News The 'Decisive Storm' Coalition 09 February 2021
27 April 2015 Emirates News Agency Mohamed bin Zayed inspects UAE forces in the Arab coalition, Hope Restoration Operation - Final add 27 June 2019
31 May 2018 Emirates News Agency Commander of Joint Forces visits military units in Yemen 27 June 2019
18 July 2018 Emirates News Agency Yemeni President praises efforts and sacrifices of Arab alliance for his country 27 June 2019
23 November 2020 Emirates News Agency Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Mike Pompeo 03 December 2020
11 August 2015 Washington Institute for Near East Policy The Saudi-UAE War Effort in Yemen (Part 2): The Air Campaign 13 May 2019
2009 Center for Strategic and International Studies Saudi Arabia : national security in a troubled region 23 September 2018