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  • 14 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Turkish shipbuilder Ares announced it has been awarded a contract to deliver fast patrol vessels to the Royal Oman Police Coast Guard (ROPCG). As noted by Ares, this is Turkey’s first naval export program to Turkey. ROPCG has ordered a total of 14 ‘Ares 85’ patrol and interceptor vessel. They are scheduled to be delivered […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A new warship has been handed over to the Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning. AL RAHMANI is the second of three 99 metre corvettes designed, built and delivered for the Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef. Her Interim Acceptance, in which the ship’s […]

  • 6 August 2015

    On Sunday 2 August 2015, the Commanding Officer of ESPS Galicia, Captain Rafael Fernandez-Pintado, met officers from the Royal Navy of Oman during the Spanish warship’s port visit to Salalah. Captain Fernandez-Pintado was hosted by the Chief of the Royal Navy of Oman Naval Base, and during the visit both discussed the on-going counter-piracy operations […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Industry news

    Dignitaries from the Ministry of Defence of Oman joined senior Damen management at a ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, Vlissingen on May 8th to mark the naming of the Royal Navy of Oman’s new flagship, the Sail Training Clipper Shabab Oman II.   The 87m long steel-hulled vessel is a three-mast, full square rigger […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy of Oman’s sail training vessel RNOV Shabab Oman II paid a visit to Abu Dhabi Ports, UAE, on Thursday, November 5. The vessel moored at the Freeport, adjacent to Zayed Port, in Abu Dhabi. Built in the Netherlands in 2014, Shabab Oman II has a declared mission of promoting cultural interaction, peace and harmony around the […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 28 September, EU Naval Force Flagship ITS Andrea Doria arrived in Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman for a busy 4 day port visit. The port visit coincided with a port visit of the flagship of NATO Operation Ocean Shield, HDMS Esbern Snare and a visit of the Force Commander of Combined Maritime Force’s (CMF) […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April 3 at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year.   In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became the 23rd member of the F-16 family and now […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed Muscat, Oman, January 12, after a four-day port visit. The liberty visit (regular time off) gave sailors and marines a chance to relax and experience the rich heritage of Oman. While in port, sailors and marines took advantage of the opportunity to enjoy […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    BAE Systems yesterday handed over the third of three new warships to the Royal Navy of Oman.   Al Rasikh is a 99 metre corvette designed, built and delivered as part of Project Khareef. The Interim Acceptance ceremony was attended by dignitaries from both Oman and the UK who witnessed the ship’s crew board the […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Tall ships of Indian Navy and Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) set sail together from Muscat to Kochi to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Sail Training Ships will also retrace the historic sail ship voyages undertaken by Dhows (historic ships which sailed the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea), […]

  • 7 September 2015

    While the Colombian warship, Arc 7 de Agosto, was in Muscat, Oman, recently, the vessel’s commanding officer took the opportunity to visit the Royal Navy of Oman Principal Staff Officer, Yaqoob Yousuf Abdullah Al Kameshki. During their meeting both officers discussed the maritime security situation in the Indian Ocean and the successful counter-piracy efforts of naval forces that […]

  • 13 February 2012

      Iranian and Omani navies signed a cooperation agreement calling to provide “peace and stability” in the region, says communique of the two naval commanders. Primarily, the question is control over the Strait of Hormuz which is a traffic route for 85% of oil produced by the Persian Gulf countries, writes Izvestiya. “Northern part of […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore’s ST Marine delivered RNOV Khassab, the last of four patrol vessels, to the Royal Navy of Oman on June 24. This is the final, in a series of four vessels, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) designed and built for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). The SGD880 million (USD646 million) contract for the […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Industry news

    Galati-based Damen Shipyards has successfully launched the new Sail Training Vessel (STV) named RNOV ‘Shabab Oman’, which is being built for the Omani Navy. The vessel will be the flagship of the Royal Navy of Oman and continue the role of the current STV. The vessel is 87 meters long and will have a 2700 […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. marines and sailors from the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) with U.S. Embassy-Muscat and Royal Omani Police conducted the first non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise in Muscat, September 20-21. The exercise consisted of amphibious transport dock USS San Antonio (LPD 17) and amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On 12 September, the Royal Navy of Oman formally accepted ownership of its new sail training vessel at a ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.   The three-masted steel clipper, named RNOV Shabab Oman II, will sail the world’s oceans as an ambassador for Oman, demonstrating the country’s centuries-old maritime tradition. […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The 9th edition of the bilateral Indian Navy-Royal Omani Navy biennial exercise began on 23 September 2013 off the coast of Oman, in the North Arabian Sea. Indian Naval Ships Mysore (guided missile destroyer), Tarkash and Tabar (stealth frigates) and Aditya (fleet tanker) are participating under the command of the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, […]

  • 29 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

        The last of three corvettes under construction by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) was formally named in a launching ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base today. Employees and guests, including senior representatives from the RNO and UK Royal Navy, gathered at the naval base to watch Lt General Hassan Mohsin […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Training & Education

    During a port visit by EU Naval Force Flag Ship FS MARNE in Salalah (Oman), the EUNAVFOR Force Commander Rear Admiral Dupuis flew to Muscat on June 12 and 13 to meet Omani maritime authorities. After an initial meeting on June 11 in Salalah with the local commander of the Royal Navy of Oman, EUNAVFOR […]

  • 6 March 2018

    Three of Britain’s five ships permanently based in the Gulf joined the Americans and French as guests of the sultanate for the 23rd iteration of Khunjar Hadd (‘Sharp Dagger’). Minehunters draw their daggers in Omani exercise which tests the ability of the Omani Navy to work with warships from other navies which regularly operate in […]

  • 27 October 2014

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Duqm, Oman for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 21. This is the first time that Duqm, Oman has hosted an aircraft carrier. This port visit was designed to test the capability of the port to handle an aircraft carrier and provides the opportunity to strengthen the relationship […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Ministry of Defence in Oman has awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract for the construction of a Sail Training Vessel (STV). The 87-metre square rigged, three-masted steel clipper and will take up her role as flagship. In addition to its key role of training young Omani navy cadets and officers, the new clipper will […]

  • 22 June 2016

    FGS Bayern, German Navy frigate and operation Atalanta flagship, recently spent time alongside in the port of Muscat in Oman. During the visit, the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Kaack, was invited to spend time with the Royal Navy of Oman. The visit was an opportunity to update delegates from the Royal Navy of Oman about […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Navy of Oman has organised a reception at Said bin Sultan Naval Base to welcome AL SHAMIKH, the first of the three Khareef class warships built by BAE Systems under the sultanate’s Project Khareef His Excellency Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs greeted the vessel upon its arrival […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most hi-tech warship paid her first visit to Oman with a three-day visit to the country’s picturesque capital, Muscat. After working with the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea, the destroyer took part in military, cultural and sporting events on her debut in the sultanate. Approaching arguably the lushest of the great […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    On 24 July Force Commander of the European Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), Rear Admiral Jean-Baptiste Dupuis, met with the Omani authorities in Salalah (Oman) to deepen the excellent operational cooperation between Operation Atalanta and the Royal Navy of Oman. Following a twelve day patrol in the Somali Basin and the Gulf of […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG), currently deployed on Cougar 13, has successfully completed a six day exercise, Omani Cougar, with the Royal Omani Armed Forces. The maritime exercise tested the full integration of the Royal Navy and Royal Navy of Oman by conducting conventional maritime warfare serials, as well as amphibious training […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy coastal patrol ships USS Thunderbolt (PC 12) and USS Sirocco (PC 6) completed a week of maritime security operations in the Gulf of Oman on December 19. Maritime security operations in US 5th Fleet entail routine patrols to determine pattern of life in the maritime domain, enhance mariner-to-mariner relations and disrupt the transport […]

  • 17 October 2014

    The Royal Navy visited Muscat, Oman, onboard its type 23 Frigate HMS Northumberland, which is currently operating in the Gulf region and off the Horn of Africa as part of the United Kingdom’s enduring commitment to maritime security in the region. Taking time out from a busy deployment, the Ship’s Company used their time alongside in […]