Egyptian, Spanish navies carry out joint drills in Mediterranean Sea

MENA , Thursday 17 Feb 2022

Egyptian and Spanish naval forces conducted joint maritime exercises within the range of the Northern Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea with the participation of frigates from Egypt and Spain.

The Egyptian frigate participating in the joint naval drills with Spain (Photo courtesy of Egyptian Military Spokesman)

The practice came as part of the Egyptian Armed Forces’ plan to upgrade the level of its training, and exchange military experience with partner countries.

The exercises included a set of various naval combat activities aimed at strengthening maritime security procedures in the Mediterranean Sea to assess surface and air threats.

The drills also aim to prepare the navies of Egypt, Spain, to work homogeneously within a joint force charged with the tasks of maintaining maritime security. 

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