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A visual guide to Exercise Saif Sareea logistics
This ‘Guide to Exercise Saif Sareea Logistics’ helps explain who is responsible for this exercise abroad and how they are delivered safely and effectively.
The UK’s lead exercise of 2018, Exercise Saif Sareea 3 (SS3), is taking place this autumn in Oman. It has been years in the making, with Joint Forces Command at the very centre. Delivering an expeditionary exercise on this scale brings a host of complex challenges for Joint Forces Command and the wider Ministry of Defence, from ensuring 24/7 medical cover to making sure drinking water never runs out.
This ‘Guide to Exercise Saif Sareea logistics’ helps explain this monumental effort, outlining who is responsible for this kind of military exercises abroad, and how they are delivered safely and effectively. Please see the Twitter details at the bottom of the page to stay on top of all Saif Sareea 3 news.
What is Exercise Saif Sareea 3?
‘Saif Sareea 3’, shortened to SS3, means ‘Swift Sword’ in Arabic. It is the name for the UK-Omani military exercise taking place in Oman from October to November 2018.
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