Naval forces from Egypt, US, UAE and Saudi Arabia concluded on Saturday a joint military drill in the territorial waters in the Red Sea - press photo
CAIRO, Aug 4 (MENA) - Naval forces from Egypt, US, UAE and Saudi Arabia concluded on Saturday a joint military drill in the territorial waters in the Red Sea.
Units of special navy and air force of the participating countries carried out the military exercise "Eagle Response 18" which lasted for several days.
The USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the US Navy took part in the exercise.
The military drill included training on planning and managing joint combat activities for all elements of a naval battle, an exercise that showed the mutual understanding and coordination among the naval forces of the participating countries.
Attaining the maritime security and encountering probable terrorist attacks were also included in the exercises.
The drills aim at honing skills of the participating units while carrying out combat activities, promoting military cooperation prospects with sisterly countries and getting acquainted with the latest naval combat techniques.