Joint Egyptian-Saudi navy maneuver Morgan 15 is underway in the Red Sea waters of Saudi Arabia.
According to the military spokesperson Mohamed Samir, the exercise was part of joint training of the Armed Forces with friendly countries to enhance prospects of cooperation and exchange of training experience between the forces of the two countries.
Both countries share a strong bond of partnership and strategic cooperation in many fields to lay foundations of security and stability in the Middle East
The exercises include planning joint maritime hostilities day and night, training on interception at sea, combating submarines, supply and refueling and combating smuggling and piracy.
The maneuver will continue for several days with destroyers, missile boats, logistics, anti-submarine aircrafts, and naval Special Forces.
Raiding and searching simulated suspect vessels will also be included in the training.