The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) concluded Thursday a joint naval drill “Sharp Dagger” at Al Batinah Naval site.
Navies from the United Kingdom, France and United States of America took part in the drill with assistance of jets of the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO).
Ships that took part in the drill returned to Said Bin Sultan’s Naval Base marking the conclusion of the exercise, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The drill was implemented within the framework of the RNO's annual training plans, besides exchanging experience with friendly countries to sustain the reediness levels of the RNO fleet and personnel on various marine disciplines in line with their national tasks.
Meanwhile, Rear Admiral Saif Nasser al-Rahbi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) received at Maritime Security Center (MSC) Tuesday Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo, Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and his accompanying delegation, who visited the Sultanate.
The two sides discussed views on several matters related to the naval fields between the two friendly countries.
The meeting was attended by RNO senior officers and the US Ambassador to the Sultanate.