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Egypt, France naval forces carry out joint maritime drills in Mediterranean

Wednesday، 04 November 2020 - 02:53 PM

The Egyptian and French naval forces have carried out drills by frigates Taba and Jean Bart in the Mediterranean.

The exercises are being carried out in the northern fleet region in the Mediterranean.

The drills included different sailing formations with the aim of evaluation of surface, air, and submarine threats and various scenarios to deal with them; counterattacking strikes launched by Egyptian F-16 aircraft.

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 as well as supporting maintaining maritime security and stability in the region.

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

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


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