The Officer Cadets Batch at Sultan Qaboos Military College of the Royal Army of Oman (RAO) executed in live ammunition ‘Shield-23’ the final exercise in the training fields of RAO, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
On the arrival of Major General Amer bin Salim al-Amri, Commander of the Sultan’s Special Force, patron of the event to the exercise area, he was received by Brigadier Mohammed bin Rashid al- Hosani, Commandant of Sultan Qaboos Military College.
The sponsor of the event and the attendees were briefed on the different stages of the exercise and the demonstration and the training objectives behind the implementation.
The participating officer cadets carried out the live-ammunition demonstration activities in accordance with the training plan, with the participation of various support forces in the RAO, air support from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) and support from the Ministry of Defense engineering services.
Commander of the Sultan’s Special Force praised the honorable level showed by the Officer Cadets and the high moral spirits reflected positively on the course of the exercise.
The demonstration was attended by a number of senior officers of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), and the security services and a gathering of personnel of RAO.