“Northern Thunder” 2016 “رعد الشمال ” : The Guests

The 12-day “Northern Thunder” manoeuvres in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia ended up a couple of days ago leaving some nice photos of military vehicles published in many official governmental websites. The region’s biggest-ever military exercises included 20 nations from the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The participating countries were Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Senegal, Sudan, Maldives, Morocco, Pakistan, Chad, Tunisia, Comoro Islands, Djibouti, Malaysia, Egypt, Mauritania, and Mauritius.

Egyptian Army:



Bahrain Defence Force:



Union Defence Force (UAE):



Jordanian Armed Forces:


Kuwait Army:




Royal Army of Oman:

Royal Army of Oman VB2L TOW disembarking from a Royal Army of Oman C-130H during “Northern Thunder”

Qatar Armed Forces:




Saudi Press Agency

Bahrain News Agency

Jordan News Agency


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