Egypt's Naval Forces rescued on Thursday 37 people of different nationalities after evacuating them from a tourist boat after it capsized off the Red Sea Naval Base, according to the military spokesman.
The exercises come in light of upgrading the Egyptian naval capabilities through exchanging expertise with the US forces, the statement said.
The Egyptian and Spanish naval forces held joint drills in the Red Sea's Berenice Military Base.
The Egyptian and French naval forces carried out drills by frigates Taba and Jean Bart in the Mediterranean this week.
Naval forces of Egypt and Frances have carried out a military exercise in the Mediterranean that has involved the Egyptian FREMM frigate Tayha Misr and 209/1400 submarine, as well as the French Latouche-Treville submarine.
Naval forces succeeded Sunday in thwarting an attempt to smuggle a large amount of bhang via the country's northern coast.
Units of the Egyptian Naval Forces departed to France to take part in joint drills.
Eilat was the first vessel to be sunk by a missile boat in wartime
US naval forces have suspended their search for an American sailor who went missing during a joint drill in the South China Sea with Japan on Tuesday.
Egyptian and Greek naval and air forces launched the joint military exercise “Medusa 2017” in the Mediterranean on Tuesday, with the aim of fostering mutual relations .
Naval forces and Rescue and Environmental Protection Society (REPS) rescued 40 foreign tourists from drowning in Sahl Hashish, south of Hurghada.
The naval forces recovered a fourth dead body of sailor Salama Fouda. Fouda was one of the fishermen of sunken boast in Port Said.
Three dead bodies of fishermen, whose boat sank off of Port Said coast, were recovered by naval forces on Sunday.