RNO ‘Good Fruit’ naval drill begins

AL MUSANNAH: The joint naval drill ‘Good Fruit’, being carried out by the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), was launched on Monday with the participation of vessels from Pakistan Navy and aided by aircraft of the Royal Air force of Oman (RAFO).
The vessels and crews participating in the exercise sailed from Said bin Sultan Naval Base to the drill area. The naval drill will continue until January 17. The drill will be conducted according to the set plan, which includes naval formations and manoeuvres, naval special exercises and operations and the exchange of information and experience among the participating crews.
The exercise is part of RNO’s annual training plans and its programme to exchange experiences with the navies of friendly countries in order to sustain readiness levels of the RNO fleet and its personnel in various navy disciplines, and in line with the national tasks entrusted to it. — ONA