The Royal Army of Oman (RAO), represented by personnel of the 11th Infantry Brigade, with the participation of the Sultan of Oman Artillery, the Sultan of Oman Parachutes and the Sultan’s Armed Forces Engineering, with support from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), carried out the Omani-American Joint Exercise (Valley of Fire), with the participation of units from the US Infantry, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The activities of the joint exercise took place in the fields of Rabkut in the Governorate of Dhofar in the presence of Brigadier Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al- Mantheri, Commander of the 11th Infantry Brigade at the RAO and Major General Benjamin Kroll, Commander of the 34th Infantry Division, where the participating Omani/American forces carried out the targeted plans set for them, in order to achieve the planned training objectives by the exercise activities, during which the participants showed a high level of performance and morale.
The event of the exercise reflected the features of the personnel of the Royal Army of Oman of competence and ability to function at the level of training and higher qualification, and the ability to harmonize in the implementation of common tasks.
The exercise was attended by a number of senior officers from the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), Royal Oman Police (ROP) and other security units, in addition to a number of senior officers from the US forces.
Meanwhile, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Committee in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and his accompanying delegation left the Sultanate Wednesday, after an official several-day visit to the Sultanate.
The Pakistani guest was seen off by Brigadier Saleh bin Ahmed al-Hinai, Head of the Military Protocols and Public Relations at COSAF, the Pakistani Ambassador to the Sultanate, the Military Attaché at the Pakistani Embassy in Muscat and a number of Officers from COSAF.