Certainly, the U.S. military is competent, capable and well equipped to provide military training.
Still, I think the Jordanian forces are well equipped, and in the past they have shown themselves to be very effective.
It is an elephant that Benny Morris is well equipped to recognize.
1520s, from Middle French équiper "to fit out," from Old French esquiper "fit out a ship" (12c.), probably from Old Norse skipa "fit out a ship," from skip "ship" (see ship (n.)). Related: Equipped; equipping. Spanish and Portuguese esquipar are from French.