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Press Release | May 30, 2023

Eagle Resolve 23 Exercise with Saudi Arabia


May 28, 2023

Release Number 20230528-01


TAMPA, Fla. - Today, U.S. Central Command, Saudi Armed Forces, and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partner nations begin exercise Eagle Resolve 23 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This exercise strengthens collective U.S.-Saudi and GCC readiness and improves the interoperability of the forces, contributing to regional stability.

"CENTCOM is committed to strengthening military-to-military relations throughout the region," said Gen. Michael "Erik" Kurilla, commander of CENTCOM. "Exercises like Eagle Resolve provide opportunities to demonstrate U.S.-Saudi military cooperation and deepen interoperability across the GCC all while advancing the security and stability in the Middle East."


Assets  Missions
• Air Defense Units  • Integrated Air and Missile Defense
• P-8 Poseidon    • Coordinate Information Operations
• MH-60S Sea Hawk      • Explosive Ordnance Disposal
• Fighter/Attack Aircraft    • Crisis Management/Response
• USS McFaul (DDG 74)  • Counter Terrorism/Irregular Warfare
• USS Indianapolis (LCS 17)  • Joint Force Readiness
• USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142)  • Medical Countermeasures
• USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) • Maritime Mine Countermeasures
• USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) • Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear
• T-38 Devil Ray unmanned surface vessel    


Eagle Resolve 23 integrates many military assets and missions, including a live fire event involving ground-based air defense assets and live flying aircraft against UAS.