TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
India, Oman to hold counter-terror exercises- Al Nagah-II 2017.
India and Oman armies are scheduled to conduct their 2nd bilateral military exercise, Al Nagah-II 2017 from March 6.
About the Exercise
The 14 Day joint military exercise “Al Nagah-II between India and Oman Army from Mach 6-19 is an effort to build and promote bilateral Military-to-Military relation and enhance interoperability while exchanging skills and experiences between India and Oman Army.
The Exercise will be held in the Dhauladhar ranges at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh. Sixty troops from both the countries will participate in the Exercise.
This is the second joint military exercise between both countries in defence arena, the first one was held in Oman in January 2015.
India and Oman already have extensive cooperation in the defence arena (Maritime domain). The Navies of both the countries have been holding bilateral maritime exercise Naseem Al Bahr since 1993.