Oman and China are working to expand their naval defense and military cooperation.
In this context, the Secretary-General at the Omani MoD Mohammad Bin Nasser Al-Zaabi visited China last Saturday (14/10/2023).
Meanwhile, a naval exercise was conducted between the RNO and the Chinese Navy last Saturday in the Al-Batinah Region, Oman.
Tactical Report highlights these matters, including:
- Primary Omani focus concerning naval cooperation with China
- Al-Zaabi’s agenda
- China’s position on providing the RNO with unmanned naval systems
- The drills covered by the Omani-Chinese naval exercise
The report also highlights Sultan Haitham’s views on the defense ties with China amid U.S. objections.