The Royal Saudi Naval Forces and the Royal Bahraini Naval Forces concluded the mixed bilateral naval exercise (JISR 22 or Bridge 22), within the framework of cooperation between the two brotherly countries.
The JISR-22 exercise kicked off on Sunday 05 December at King Abdul Aziz Naval Base in the port and industrial city of Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
The bilateral exercise, which ended Thursday, included the implementation of military tactics and a number of diverse scenarios that would raise the combat capability and professional performance of various naval operations, as well as unify the tactical concepts of command and control and enhance the procedures for managing the naval battle, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
General Majid bin Hazaa Al-Qahtani, Commander of the Eastern Fleet, confirmed that the exercise was carried out in a real combat environment, and all stages were carried out with professionalism, indicating the high level of preparation by all participating forces, as well as the implementation of the required duties with high skills characterized by harmony and the spirit of unified joint work.
He added that the exercise is an extension of the JISR (bridge) exercises, which are carried out periodically between the two countries, and aims to enhance security cooperation, secure territorial waters, and unify concepts and joint work.