The Army in Northern Oman Summary and Thumbnail photograph links
1974 the Army was split between the North and Dhofar in the South of Oman. Headquarters SAF was based at Bait al Falaj (Ruwi, near Muscat), and throughout the north Regiments were stationed. The Training Regiment (SAFTR), and the Headquarters of other Arms and Services were also established at various northern locations. Infantry Regiments changed with those on operations in Dhofar every nine months or so.
Northern Oman terrorist activity had mainly been eliminated by 1974 and it subsequently failed to be an active threat. Movement outside the Seeb – Muscat area required armed escort until the end of 1975Select a thumbnail photograph for a larger view
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