National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 17 March 2017
A fourteen days joint training exercise of the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman Exercise AL NAGAH-II was commenced on 6thMarch at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh. The training contingents comprised of platoon strength troops from both the Armies. Senior military observers of both the countries will be witnessing the validation phase of the Exercise. The second edition of the Joint Exercise is in continuation of a series of joint Exercises between the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman. The previous edition of the Exercise was held at Muscat, Oman in 2015. The Oman Army contingent landed at Adampur Air Base on 04 March 2017.
The aim of the Joint Exercise is to acquaint both forces with each other’s operating procedures in the backdrop of counter insurgency/ counter terrorism environment as also to enhance the existing military relationship between the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman. The exercise will also enhance the interoperability between both the Armies in conducting joint operations and cement bonds of friendship between the two countries. Watch the Indian Army and Royal Army of Oman troops in action at video url: https://youtu.be/lj4Zy50OO5c