KASOTC Participation in SOFEX 2016
May 11, 2016 (Amman, Jordan) – The King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (KASOTC) is participating in the Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) 2016.
With a 70m2 booth that was honoured by the visit of a number of ministers, delegations, and decision makers in the defence and security industry on the opening day of the exhibition.
Exhibited in the stand is a 3D mockup model displaying the 2.5km2 facility that includes an urban area consisting of 56 buildings designed for urban warfare training, the Close Quarter Battle (CQB) facility, and a Method of Entry building that can sustain live fire up to 7.62mm ball ammunition and 6 pounds of explosives respectively.
During the event KASOTC launched "Warrior Competition - The Game'; a mobile gaming application, based on the events of the Annual Warrior Competition depicting actual ranges and weapons used in training.
The Annual Warrior Competition held by KASOTC attracts teams from elite Special Operations Forces, SWAT Teams and Law Enforcement agencies worldwide to demonstrate competencies and adaptability of marksmanship, endurance, teamwork, tactics and communications on the battlefield.
The game and is available for download on the Appstore and Playstore both for iOS and Android phones and tablets.
About the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center
The King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center, also known as KASOTC, is located in Yajouz, Jordan and is a one-of-a-kind facility. The 2.5 square kilometer site boasts over 250 million dollars worth of cutting-edge training facilities and support structures. Its unique nature derives from an extraordinary combination of cutting-edge training, elite instructor and support staff and its integrated advanced technology. KASOTC offers tailored training courses or training support for clients with their own programs. Simply put, if special operations units are the tip of the spear, then KASOTC is the sharpening-tool that hones it.