GCC Military Medical Units Conclude Joint Drills in Oman

Oman Tribune09.01.2015 Oman
GCC Military Medical Units Conclude Joint Drills in Oman

GCC Military Medical Units Conclude Joint Drills in Oman

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The military medical units of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Armed Forces took part in the joint medical exercise, “Medical Cooperation 3”, held between 21 and 29 December 2014 and hosted by the Sultanate of Oman.

The execution of the exercise comes within the framework of enhancing ties of military cooperation among the GCC Armed Forces and promoting joint military work.

It also aims to exchange expertise in the military medical fields that will help to upgrade the operational efficiency of medical cadres in the Armed Forces and the ability of medically dealing with various emergencies during military operations, disasters and crises, as well as search and rescue operations.

Medical units and teams of the GCC Armed Forces participated in the exercise, supported by the Sultan’s Armed Forces, represented by a number of units of the Royal Army of Oman, aircraft of the Royal Air Force of Oman and ships from the Royal Navy of Oman.

The training sessions included medical evacuation operations, treatment for various injuries and transporting casualties to field medical units and hospitals.

“Medical Cooperation 3” concluded in the presence of Lt General Ahmed bin Harith al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces, and Major General Mattar bin Salim al Balushi, Commander of the Royal Army of Oman.

Source: Oman Tribune

Photo: Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) at the GCC military medical drill (BNA)

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