Egypt, Spain conduct joint naval exercise in Red Sea
Ahmed Eleiba, , Thursday 22 Oct 2020


Egyptian and Spanish naval forces conducted on Thursday a joint naval exercise in the Red Sea at Berenice Military Base in the Southern Fleet's zone, the Egyptian armed forces said.

The drill saw the participation of two Egyptian frigates "Al Nasser" and Abou Qir alongside the Spanish frigate Santa Maria.

The naval training comes as part of the General Command of the Armed Forces' plan to raise the combat readiness of the naval forces and exchange military expertise with the armed forces of brotherly and friendly countries.

The war game included several professional training activities, such as air defense exercises against various surface threats.

It also involved training on various sailing formations, and carrying out signal transportation exercises

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