Ras Al Khaimah area sealed off for UAE military

By Eudore R. Chand

RAS AL KHAIMAH 6 October 2019: The UAE Armed Forces have warned that loud noises – including those of helicopters, fighter planes, armored personnel carriers and speedboats – are expected in Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah as rehearsals for the 6th edition of Union Fortress begin in the emirate.

In a statement, the Armed Forces also warned against approaching the rehearsal site or taking pictures; with fishermen, boats and ships also prohibited from coming near the restricted area from sea, for safety reasons, said Wam.

Union Fortress showcases the expertise of the Armed Forces, their readiness, spirit and professionalism in a number of different live-action battle scenarios.

In its 6th edition, the event, which will be held on November 1st, will be the biggest-ever public demonstration of the UAE military.