Royal Saudi, French Naval Forces Carry Out “Crossing Exercise” in Red Sea

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)18.01.2022 KSA
Royal Saudi, French Naval Forces Carry Out “Crossing Exercise” in Red Sea

Royal Saudi, French Naval Forces Carry Out “Crossing Exercise” in Red Sea

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The Western Fleet of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces have carried out “Crossing Exercise” in the Red Sea with the French Naval Forces.

The exercise included several combat hypotheses, with the participation of various ships and naval helicopters, aimed at raising the level of combat capability of the naval forces in various naval operations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Meanwhile, the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) and the Egyptian Armed Forces (EAF) continued executing the activities of the Tabuk-5 exercise in the northwestern region of the Kingdom, part of the series of joint (Tabuk-5) exercises co-implemented by RSLF and EAF to raise the level of integration, unify the military cooperation and enhance the capabilities of the participating forces.

The Tabuk-5 military drill is one of the largest joint exercises between the two countries in terms of the size of the participating forces and the diversity of training activities. The training confirms the depth of military cooperative relations and the growing fruitful partnership between the Egyptian and Saudi Armed Forces in order to coordinate efforts to face common challenges in the region.

Exercise Director Major General Khaled Mohammed Al-Khashrami said the exercise is proceeding with utmost professionalism according to plan, adding that the upcoming maneuvers will include various military and combat tactics, live ammunition, advanced warfare methods and boosting operational and military coordination for training in joint operations between the two sides. 

 
 
 



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