Musandam, The Royal Army of Oman (RAO),
represented by the Musandam Security Force and the Sultan of Oman
Parachutes (SOP), executed the Omani-British joint exercise (Mountain
Storm) with the participation of British Royal Army units under the
patronage of Maj-Gen. Matar bin Salem al Balushi, RAO Commander.
The joint training exercise took place at RAO the Mountain Areas
Combat Training Unit in the Governorate of Musandam, where the
Omani-British participating forces carried out the desired plans, in
order to achieve the training objectives envisaged by the exercise
activities, during which the participants showed a high level of
performance and spirit.
The implementation of such exercises comes within the framework
of the RAO training plan to maintain the high level of performance,
training and combat efficiency among RAO personnel, as well as within
the annual programs implemented by the RAO with the friendly
The joint Omani-British exercise was attended by Brig. Naseer bin
Nasser al-Jamoudi, Commander of the Musandam Sector, Brig. Simon
Graham of the Royal British Forces, and a number of senior officers
and officers from both sides.
Source: Oman News Agency