Oman Army Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW The Omani army is responsible for ground combat operations as well as the protection of the sultan. It is made up of infantry, armor and artillery units. A high premium is placed on regional cooperation and training. Ground defense of Oman is complicated by the separation of the nation into two non-contiguous territories. The defense strategy in the northern territory (Musandam Peninsula) emphasizes protection of the Strait of Hormuz, while the southern territory command...


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