AES personnel have deployed to Oman in order to provide the Machine Care Plus® service directly to British Army regiments and units during Exercise Saif Sareea (Swift Sword) II.

Their main role during the two month exercise, which involves UK forces and those of the Sultanate of Oman, is to monitor the condition of Challenger 2 and Challenger Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle (CRARRV) powerpacks (engines and transmissions) and Warrior light armoured vehicles (main engines) during dessert operations.