The Qatar Armed Forces (QAF) have kicked off the Nasr 2018 exercise with the participation of all commanders and branches of the Qatar Amiri Land Forces and other units of the QAF, the official Qatar News Agency reported.

The exercise aims to train the commanders on the tasks of assessing a situation, planning, command and control using modern weapon systems, staff actions and co-ordination between the forces and other security agencies.

Exercise manager Brigadier General Mubarak Hazza al-Hajri explained that the objectives of the Nasr 2018 exercise include training the commanders and the staff on planning, supporting and carrying out operations that involve breaking through enemy forces, preventing infiltration, containing the enemy, destroying it and restoring the position.

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