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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Joining HMAS Newcastle for her return voyage to Australia from the Middle East Area of Operations were Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) Sub-Lieutenants, Zaid Nasser Rashid Al Kharusi and Abdul Rahim Mohammed Khamis Al Rasbi. The two Sub-Lieutenants who joined the RNO three years ago were hand selected amongst their colleagues to take up the rare opportunity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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), […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian navy divers from ITS Carabiniere conducted a diving exercise with sailors from the Royal Navy of Oman on November 9, 2015. The joint exercise was an opportunity for the divers to practice skills in the search, location and removal of simulated explosive charges underneath a ship’s hull. The divers also conducted joint training in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Two high speed support vessels (HSSV) constructed by Austal for the Royal Navy of Oman have been officially named during a ceremony held at Austal’s Henderson, Australia shipyard April 15. The first vessel – RNOV Al Mubshir (S11) – is on schedule for delivery in the first half of 2016 while the second vessel – […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Austal has launched the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) it is building for the Royal Navy of Oman. The Australian company said the vessel was ready for the naming ceremony scheduled for April 15. This second, 72-meter, vessel was built under a US$124.9 million contract the company received in March 2014 from the Royal Navy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 June 2013
    Industry news

    The first warship built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) as part of Project Khareef for the design, build and delivery of three corvettes, has been formally handed over in a ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth today. Employees and guests, including senior representatives from the Royal Navy of Oman and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Over ten ships from four nations are participating in the annual, Royal Navy of Oman-hosted exercise Khunjar Haad that takes place in the Gulf of Oman. Ships from the Royal Navy of Oman are joined by U.S., French and Royal Navy ships in gunnery and air defense exercises aimed at maintaining the sailors’ proficiency in air […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal has delivered the second high speed support vessel (HSSV) RNOV Al Naasir (S12) to the Royal Navy of Oman. RNOV Al Naasir was delivered less than 4 months after the delivery of the RNOV Al Mubshir (S11), in May 2016 under a US$124.9 million design, construct and integrated logistics support contract. Austal commenced construction of […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Navy of Oman has taken possession of the first High Speed Support Vessel, RNOV Al Mubshir. The RNOV Al Mubshir is the first of two 72 metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs) to be delivered to the Royal Navy of Oman under a US$124.9 million design, construct and integrated logistics support contract. Austal […]

  • 4 July 2012

    On July 1, HNLMS Evertsen, the flagship of NATO’s counterpiracy mission Ocean Shield, handed over 7 Somalis suspected of piracy to the Royal Navy of Oman. The suspects and all of the evidence were transferred to the Omani navy ship RNOV Al Muazzar (C32). The suspects were apprehended in the morning of Friday, 29 June […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz was awarded a contract for the supply of Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems to four Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Royal Navy of Oman. Under the contract, Raytheon Anschütz will equip Oman’s new Al-Ofouq class OPVs with a complete, new-generation Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems. Included in […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Royal Omani Navy ships and one South African Navy frigate arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 12. The Royal Navy of Oman ships Al Shamikh and Al Seeb are on their way home after participating in the bilateral Indian Navy-Omani Navy exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ conducted in the Arabian Sea […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Training & Education

    On 28th August, Italian warship, ITS Virginio Fasan, welcomed representatives of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) during a port visit to Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman. Senior Officers from the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) were received on board by Captain Michel Orini, Commanding Officer, of EU NAVFOR flagship ITS Virginio Fasan. They […]

  • 3 November 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Zumwalt Successfully Launched General Dynamics Bath Iron Works successfully launched the Navy’s first Zumwalt-class destroyer Oct. 28 at their Bath, Maine shipyard.   The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) will be the lead ship of the Navy’s newest destroyer class, designed for littoral operations and land attack. INS Kamorta Runs Aground The Indian Navy’s […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy and Royal Marines are putting all their core war fighting skills to the test as they launch into Exercise Omani Cougar. As the fourth major exercise of the ongoing Cougar 13 deployment, personnel are working alongside the Royal Navy of Oman to hold the intense six-day exercise. Royal Marines from 42 Commando, […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman has taken the Passing-Out-Parade salute at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) reinforcing the ties between the two nations. Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis bin Abdullah Al-Raisi inspected the 78 young officers on parade to mark the successful completion of their Royal Navy Initial Naval Training course. While […]

  • 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) […]

  • 11 November 2013

    HMS Illustrious, part of the Response Force Task Group deployed on Cougar 13, has participated in Exercise Omani Cougar. During the six day exercise around 20 sailors were given the opportunity to switch ships for the day to experience how their Omani counterpart’s ships operate and get a chance to engage with sailors, to share […]

  • 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, […]