Joint naval exercise “Red Wave-5” kicked off on Tuesday 31/5/2022 in the Saudi territorial waters in the Red Sea with the participation of the naval forces of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan and Yemen.
The preparatory stage of the exercise includes holding conferences and lectures to ensure mutual understanding among the participating elements and forces.
The drill, that run for several days, also engages the participating elements in planning and managing joint naval combat activities to hone the forces’ skills and help exchange expertise among them.
On 4/6/2022, Joint naval exercise “Red Wave-5” wrapped up in the Saudi territorial waters in the Red Sea with the participation of the naval forces of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan and Yemen.
During the final stage of the exercise, participating troops conducted a demonstration involving breaking into a coastal island under covering fire from air force units.
Naval units have also carried out live fire training and counter-attacks against enemy speedboats to protect vessels loaded with important cargo.
The drill, which kicked off Tuesday, is part of the participating forces’ efforts to foster distinguished relations and military cooperation between the Egyptian Armed Forces and their counterparts from the sisterly states as well as to get acquainted with the latest combat techniques.