Protect And Defend Sovereignty And The Integrity Of The Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan.
The essence lies in the ability to apply selective force against specific targets because the nature and variety of future contingencies demand both precise and reliable use of military power with minimal risk and collateral damage.
The ability of joint force commanders to keep pace with information and incorporate it into a campaign plan is crucial.
Agile Combat Support
Deployment and sustainment are keys to successful operations and cannot be separated. Agile combat support applies to all forces, from those permanently based to contingency buildups to expeditionary forces.
The Air Force bases these core competencies and distinctive capabilities on a shared commitment to three values: Integrity first, Service before self, and Excellence in all we do.
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.