U.S. Navy, Jordan Partner on New Unmanned Systems Integration
Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces, left, and Col. Hisham Khaleel Aljarrah, commander of the Royal Jordanian Naval Force, examine Task Force 59’s new Saildrone Explorer unmanned surface vessel at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Nov. 18. The visit signaled U.S. 5th Fleet’s commitment to partnering with Jordan after establishing the new unmanned task force in September 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Thomas Mahmod).