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Statement | May 28, 2023

Eagle Resolve 23 Exercise with Saudi Arabia


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.