The 6th edition of bilateral Exercise MUHARIB-AL-BAHR between Pakistan Navy Special Service Group (SSG(N)) and Qatari Naval Special
Forces (QNSF) was conducted at Karachi. The exercise is conducted annually alternatively at Pakistan and Qatar.
The two weeks long exercise comprised of various operations such as Frogman Ops, coordinated Maritime Interdiction Operations, Ship Visit- Board-Search & Seizure (SVBSS) Procedures, Sniper Weapon Firing, Day & Night Counter Terrorism Training, Close Quarter Combat (CQC) at Ship in a Box Mockup and Fast Rope Insertion Extraction Techniques (FRIETS). The exercise was aimed at strengthening military
relationship and improving coordination and interoperability between Pakistan Navy Special Service Group (SSG (N) and Qatari Naval Special Forces (QNSF).
The exercise proved highly beneficial to enhance professional acumen of SOFs of both navies with testimony to long lasting and historic brotherly relations between the two countries.