H E Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs, on Tuesday visited the land and marine operations theatre for the joint physical exercise Swift Sword three. He also visited the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) vessel Al Dhafirah and the Royal Navy (British) vessel Albion taking element in the physical exercise.
H E Sayyid Busaidi was accompanied by Lt Gen Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff, Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and director of the physical exercise, Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al Raisi, Commander of RNO, and deputy director of the physical exercise, Maj Gen Stuart Skits, Commander of the British Forces, and assistant commander of the Unified Joint Forces participating in the physical exercise, and Maj Gen Richard Stanford, Senior British Loan Services Officer.
The Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs and attendees reviewed the military, administrative and technical capabilities of the Omani and British forces.
They have been also briefed on the mechanism for implementing the field program and the events of the joint military physical exercise in between the Omani and British forces.
At the finish of the go to, the Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs hailed the higher level of coordination, organizing and organisation at the operations theatre in between the Omani and British forces to accomplish the potential aims of the physical exercise as per the Royal Directive of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
Information Source: Muscat Daily