RAO Com­man­der re­views ex­er­cise prepa­ra­tions

The RAO Com­man­der, Com­man­der of the Joint Forces and se­nior of­fi­cers were briefed on the roles and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of both com­mands and the mil­i­tary mea­sures that will be taken to ad­dress pos­si­ble dif­fi­cul­ties

Times of Oman - - OMAN -

MUS­CAT: Maj. Gen. Mat­tar bin Salim Al Balushi, Com­man­der of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO), Com­man­der of the Joint Forces, ac­com­pa­nied by se­nior of­fi­cers, vis­ited the Air Com­mand and Naval Com­mand of Al Sho­moukh 2 and Swift Sword 3 ex­er­cises on Wed­nes­day.

The visit came to re­view their readi­ness to con­duct the next stages of the ex­er­cises and to fol­low the progress of op­er­a­tions at the air and sea op­er­a­tion the­atres.

The RAO Com­man­der, Com­man­der of the Joint Forces and se­nior of­fi­cers were briefed on the roles and re­spon­si­bil­i­ties of both com­mands and the mil­i­tary mea­sures that will be taken to ad­dress the hy­po­thet­i­cal dif­fi­cul­ties.

He was also briefed on the size and dis­tri­bu­tion of air and sea weapons and equip­ment. Maj. Gen Al Balushi praised the ef­forts ex­erted by the air and naval com­mands to achieve the prospec­tive ob­jec­tives of the ex­er­cise as per the plans de­vel­oped ac­cord­ing to events of the ex­er­cise.

Ma­rine Forces Fleet

The Ma­rine Forces Fleet car­ried out sev­eral tasks and du­ties at the mar­itime op­er­a­tions the­atre, in co­or­di­na­tion with the joint com­mand for Al Sho­moukh 2 and Swift Sword 3 mil­i­tary ex­er­cises.

The as­sign­ments were meant to en­sure readi­ness of the fleet’s ves­sels to carry out the sub­se­quent stages of the joint op­er­a­tions along­side with land and air troops to achieve the na­tional goals of the com­ple­men­tary na­tional ex­er­cise and the joint mil­i­tary ex­er­cises with the Bri­tish forces.

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