The Primary Task of the Royal Jordanian Air Force Is to defend the Airspace of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan against any potential Air Threat.
The Secondary Tasks
- To support Land Forces in any armed conflict with any external power.
- To support security forces in their tasks of maintaining internal securty, anti smuggling operations and boarders security operations..
- Air lift operations.
- Search and rescue.
- Medical evacuation.
- Relief operations.
- Evacuation of citizens from areas of conflict.
Despite the limited funds and resources, Jordan has become actively involved in peace keeping operations, In 1994 the Jordanian Air Force participated in the airlifting operations to support the Jordanian troops serving with the United Nations in maintaining and preserving peace and resolving local disputes.
RJAF achieved more than 200 flying hours in support of the Jordanian Armed Forces participating in peace keeping operations in Four ( 4 ) Continents.