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Royal Army of Oman holds Mountain Storm Exercise
February 14, 2018 | 9:50 PM
by Times News Service
The demonstration took place in the RAO Combat Training Unit in mountainous and built areas in the in Al Jabal Al Akhdar. -ONA
 
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Muscat: The Royal Army of Oman (RAO), represented by elements of the Sultan of Oman Parachutes, Musandam Security Force, the Sultan of Oman Artillery, and Engineering Services of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (DAF), on Wednesday carried out the joint exercise ‘Mountain Storm’ or ‘Assifat Al Jabal’ under the auspices of Maj. Gen Mattar bin Salim Al Balushi, RAO Commander. Units of the British forces also took part in the exercise.

The demonstration took place in the RAO Combat Training Unit in mountainous and built areas in the in Al Jabal Al Akhdar in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah.

The participating forces carried out various actions and reconnaissance and mobilisation exercise by using different types of weapons.

The participants showed a high level of performance and morale that reflected efficiency and capacities of the RAO personnel in terms of training and rehabilitation level.



This exercise comes within the framework of the training plan adopted by the RAO Command in order to raise the level of combat performance among the RAO personnel. The exercise also comes as part of the programmes implemented by the RAO with friendly countries as RAO is keen to participate in such events to achieve the envisaged objectives and share military expertise.

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