21 June 2024 01:14 PM

Egypt, UK conduct joint maritime exercise

Thursday، 16 May 2024 - 07:09 PM

The Egyptian and British naval forces carried out joint naval exercise “the Alexandria Defenders”, which lasted for several days at the Alexandria Naval Base.

This exercise came as part of the joint training plan implemented by the Egyptian Armed Forces with friendly countries, aiming to bolster prospects of military co-operation and exchange expertise in line with the latest combat systems.

The exercises stages included the implementation of many maritime activities, which covered training on searching suspected vessels, and confronting atypical threats, and live ammunition shooting, as well as training on first aid.

It demonstrated the far extent of the preparedness and professionalism of the participating elements in carrying out the tasks assigned to them.

The conclusion of the training activities was attended by Commander of the Egyptian Navy Vice Admiral Ashraf Ibrahim Atwa Megahed, the British ambassador in Cairo and the British Défense Attaché, together with a number of commanders from the Egyptian Armed Forces.

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