FILE: 'Eagle Salute – Eagle Response 2019' joint military drill continues in Red Sea
FILE: 'Eagle Salute – Eagle Response 2019' joint military drill continues in Red Sea

Egypt, US, UAE conclude joint naval drill

By: MENA
Sun, Aug. 4, 2019
CAIRO, Aug 4 (MENA) - Egyptian, US and UAE forces have concluded their joint military drill "Eagle Salute – Eagle Response 2019" in the territorial waters in the Red Sea.

Saudi Arabia participated in the exercise as an observer.

Various naval units from the Egyptian, US and UAE naval forces took part in the exercise that lasted for several days.

The forces used frigates, missile-launching boats and mine hunters in the drills. Special naval units, the coast guard, and F16 jet fighters also took part.

The forces conducted activities including search of suspected ships with the aim to strengthen cooperation with friendly and brotherly countries, share knowledge of the latest in military systems and techniques, and boost efforts to achieve naval security and stability in the region.
 
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