Royal Navy of Oman Ships Arrive at Goa to Participate in Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr
Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) ships RNOV Al Rasikh and RNOV Khassab arrived at Mormugao Port, Goa to participate in the 12th edition of the Indo-Oman bilateral naval exercise, Naseem-Al- Bahr. Naseem-Al-Bahr (or Sea Breeze) is a biennial naval exercise between the Indian Navy and the RNO, being conducted since 1993.
The RNO ships will be joined by IN Ships Beas and Subhadra, which will arrive at Goa for the harbour phase of the exercise. A few days later, all ships will execute the Sea Phase of Ex Naseem-Al-Bahr off Goa.
During the Harbour Phase, the Commanding Officers of the visiting ships will call on Flag Officer Commanding Goa Naval Area. The ships will conduct Subject Matter Expert Exchanges on professional topics. The Harbour Phase also includes activities like volleyball and basketball matches between the IN and the RNO personnel, reciprocal receptions and planning conferences for the Sea Phase of the exercise.