Search and Rescue Exercise Omani and Iranian Naval Force
Start Date: 4/4/2014
End Date: 4/7/2014 5:00 PM
In order to exchange experiences between Omani and The Iranian navies and to strengthen the bonds of friendship between the parties

RNO carried out a joint exercise for Search and Rescue during the period from 4-7 April 2014 within The Sea of Oman, with participation of Iranian Naval Vessels and The support from RAFO and ROP.

A number of practical demonstrations were conducted during this exercise such as men overboard rescue via helicopters and fast boats, firefighting and first aid.


CMDT SQNA, ALCOSSAF (ops and plans). Head of Omani side in the Omani-Iranian military friendship joint committee and a chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Force.

Head of Iranian side visited the exercise site to observe the events. They have been briefed about the task of ships in Search and Rescue operations according to the plan set for the exercise. The exercise attended by a number of SAF Senior Officers, numbers of Iranian delegation and the Iranian Military attaché.