Troops of Indian and Oman armies were today given security briefing ahead of their second joint exercise “Al Nagah-II 2017” in Bakloh belt of Himachal Pradesh.
“Initial orientation and security briefing were carried out. Itsds also included the training aspects and area familiarisation,” PRO Defence, Jammu, Lt Col Manish Mehta said.
The 14-day joint exercise will begin tomorrow in the Dhauladhar Ranges at Bakloh.
“This is the second joint military exercise between the two countries which have a history of extensive cooperation in defence arena. The first one was held in Oman in January 2015,” he said.The PRO said the participating troops for this exercise have been drawn from one infantry battalion each from the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman. Read More…