Naval forces from 6 Arab states including Egypt conclude Red Wave-5 joint drills
The Red Wave-5 joint naval exercise wrapped up Saturday in Saudi territorial waters in the Red Sea with the participation of the naval forces of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan and Yemen, Egyptian Armed Forces' Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.
During the final stage of the exercise, participating troops conducted a demonstration of an amphibious assault on a coastal island under covering fire from air units.
Naval units also carried out live fire training and practiced 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, including between the Egyptian Armed Forces and their counterparts from the sisterly states, as well as to get acquainted with the latest combat techniques.