The drills saw the participation of Egypt's frigate Taba and US’s destroyer USS MAHAN, USCGC ROBERT GOLDMAN and USCGC CHARLES MOULTHROPE cutters.

The drills seek to hone the skills of commanders, officers and crewmen, exchange relevant expertise with the armed forces of brotherly and friendly countries and speed up the implementation of planned missions.

The joint drills also aim to boost military cooperation between both countries and maintain maritime security and stability in the region.